STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: Oracle Linux 5 Security Technical Implementation Guide Version: 1 Release: 13 Benchmark Date: 26 Oct 2018: The /etc/passwd file must be group-owned by root, bin, or sys.

DISA Rule

SV-64553r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-22333

Group Title

GEN001379

Rule Version

GEN001379

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Change the group-owner of the /etc/passwd file to root, bin or sys.

Procedure:
# chgrp root /etc/passwd

Check Contents

Check the group ownership of the passwd file.

Procedure:
# ls -lL /etc/passwd

If the file is not group-owned by root, bin or sys, this is a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-22333

Documentable

False

Rule Version

GEN001379

Severity Override Guidance

Check the group ownership of the passwd file.

Procedure:
# ls -lL /etc/passwd

If the file is not group-owned by root, bin or sys, this is a finding.

Check Content Reference

M

Responsibility

System Administrator

Target Key

2207

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