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/2968

Item Details

Category: CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT

References: 800-53|CM-2, CSCv6|5.1, CSCv7|5.2

Plugin: Unix

Control ID: d2f1b7ca81aeef867d2eb810da2d3a854d3579ce6067ba036369fd398dd3eb6b