1.1.14 Ensure that the admin.conf file ownership is set to root:root

Information

Ensure that the admin.conf file ownership is set to root:root.

Rationale:

The admin.conf file contains the admin credentials for the cluster. 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/admin.conf

Default Value:

By default, admin.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: bf2068572c103d08bc2605b1c5c5bbe45147ee353680a385c01199697db13398