1.1.4 Ensure nosuid option set on /tmp partition


The nosuid mount option specifies that the filesystem cannot contain setuid files.


Since the /tmp filesystem is only intended for temporary file storage, set this option to ensure that users cannot create setuid files in /tmp .


Run the following command to remount /tmp :

# mount -o remount,nosuid /tmp

/etc is stateless on Container-Optimized OS. Therefore, /etc cannot be used to make these changes persistent across reboots. The steps mentioned above needs to be performed after every boot.

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