9.11 Check Groups in /etc/passwd

Information

Over time, system administration errors and changes can lead to groups being defined in /etc/passwd but not in /etc/group.

Solution

Analyze the output of the Audit step above and perform the appropriate action to correct any discrepancies found.

See Also

https://workbench.cisecurity.org/files/614

Item Details

Category: ACCESS CONTROL

References: 800-53|AC-2c.

Plugin: Unix

Control ID: 875177af137a2dd6c2b57d5f350ef653db971b46efae1d909e61553f8ed7f72a