BSI-100-2: S 4.13: Careful allocation of identifiers: UID 0 - /etc/group

Information

The files /etc/passwd and /etc/group should not be edited using editors, as errors can greatly impair the security of the system. Only the appropriate administration tools should be used, although these are highly system-specific.

Safeguard Catalogues: S 4: Hardware and software

S 4.13: Careful allocation of identifiers

See Also

https://www.bsi.bund.de/cae/servlet/contentblob/471430/publicationFile/28223/standard_100-2_e_pdf.pdf

Item Details

Category: IDENTIFICATION AND AUTHENTICATION

References: 800-53|IA-5(6)

Plugin: Unix

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