STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: VMware ESX 3 Server Version: 1 Release: 2 Benchmark Date: 22 Jul 2016: The alias file must be owned by root.

DISA Rule

SV-831r2_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-831

Group Title

GEN004360

Rule Version

GEN004360

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Change the owner of the /etc/mail/aliases file (or equivalent, such as /usr/lib/aliases) to root.

Procedure:
# chown root /etc/mail/aliases

Check Contents

Find the aliases file on the system.

Procedure:
# find / -name aliases -depth -print

Check the ownership of the alias file.

Procedure:
# ls -lL <alias location>

If the file is not owned by root, this is a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-831

Documentable

False

Rule Version

GEN004360

Severity Override Guidance

Find the aliases file on the system.

Procedure:
# find / -name aliases -depth -print

Check the ownership of the alias file.

Procedure:
# ls -lL <alias location>

If the file is not owned by root, this is a finding.

Check Content Reference

M

Responsibility

System Administrator

Target Key

1386

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