STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: VMware ESX 3 Server Version: 1 Release: 2 Benchmark Date: 22 Jul 2016: System files and directories must not have uneven access permissions.

DISA Rule

SV-784r2_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-784

Group Title

GEN001140

Rule Version

GEN001140

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Change the mode of files with uneven permissions so owners do not have less permission than group or world users.

Check Contents

Check system directories for uneven file permissions.

Procedure:
# ls -lL /etc /bin /usr/bin /usr/lbin /usr/ucb /sbin /usr/sbin

Uneven file permissions exist if the file owner has less permissions than the group or other user classes. If any of the files in the above listed directories contain uneven file permissions, this is a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-784

Documentable

False

Rule Version

GEN001140

Severity Override Guidance

Check system directories for uneven file permissions.

Procedure:
# ls -lL /etc /bin /usr/bin /usr/lbin /usr/ucb /sbin /usr/sbin

Uneven file permissions exist if the file owner has less permissions than the group or other user classes. If any of the files in the above listed directories contain uneven file permissions, this is a finding.

Check Content Reference

M

Responsibility

System Administrator

Target Key

1386

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