1.1.18 Ensure that the controller-manager.conf file ownership is set to root:root

Information

Ensure that the controller-manager.conf file ownership is set to root:root.

Rationale:

The controller-manager.conf file is the kubeconfig file for the Controller Manager. You should set its file ownership to maintain the integrity of the file. The file should be owned by root:root.

Impact:

None

Solution

Run the below command (based on the file location on your system) on the master node. For example,

chown root:root /etc/kubernetes/controller-manager.conf

Default Value:

By default, controller-manager.conf file ownership is set to root:root.

See Also

https://workbench.cisecurity.org/files/3371