STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: Oracle Linux 5 Security Technical Implementation Guide Version: 1 Release: 13 Benchmark Date: 26 Oct 2018: The ftpusers file must have mode 0640 or less permissive.

DISA Rule

SV-63079r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-843

Group Title

GEN004940

Rule Version

GEN004940

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Change the mode of the ftpusers file to 0640.

Procedure:
For gssftp:
# chmod 0640 /etc/ftpusers

For vsftp:
# chmod 0640 /etc/vsftpd.ftpusers /etc/vsftpd/ftpusers

Check Contents

Check the permissions of the ftpusers file.

Procedure:
For gssftp:
# ls -l /etc/ftpusers

For vsftp:
# ls -l /etc/vsftpd.ftpusers /etc/vsftpd/ftpusers

If the ftpusers file has a mode more permissive than 0640, this is a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-843

Documentable

False

Rule Version

GEN004940

Severity Override Guidance

Check the permissions of the ftpusers file.

Procedure:
For gssftp:
# ls -l /etc/ftpusers

For vsftp:
# ls -l /etc/vsftpd.ftpusers /etc/vsftpd/ftpusers

If the ftpusers file has a mode more permissive than 0640, this is a finding.

Check Content Reference

M

Responsibility

System Administrator

Target Key

2207

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