STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: VMware ESX 3 Server Version: 1 Release: 2 Benchmark Date: 22 Jul 2016: NIS/NIS+/yp files must be group-owned by root, sys, bin, other, or system.

DISA Rule

SV-790r2_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-790

Group Title

GEN001340

Rule Version

GEN001340

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Change the group owner of the NIS files to root, sys, bin, other, or system.

Procedure:
# chgrp root <filename>

Check Contents

Check the group ownership of the NIS/NIS+/yp files.

Procedure:
# ls -lL <NIS file>

If any such file is not group-owned by root, sys, bin, other, or system, this is a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-790

Documentable

False

Rule Version

GEN001340

Severity Override Guidance

Check the group ownership of the NIS/NIS+/yp files.

Procedure:
# ls -lL <NIS file>

If any such file is not group-owned by root, sys, bin, other, or system, this is a finding.

Check Content Reference

M

Responsibility

System Administrator

Target Key

1386

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