AIX7-00-001036 - UIDs reserved for system accounts must not be assigned to non-system accounts on AIX systems.


Reserved UIDs are typically used by system software packages. If non-system accounts have UIDs in this range, they may conflict with system software, possibly leading to the user having permissions to modify system files.

NOTE: Nessus has provided the target output to assist in reviewing the benchmark to ensure target compliance.


Using the 'usermod' command, change the UID numbers for non-system accounts with reserved UIDs (those less or equal to 128):
# usermod -u <uid> [user_name]

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References: 800-53|CM-6b., CAT|II, CCI|CCI-000366, Rule-ID|SV-215195r508663_rule, STIG-ID|AIX7-00-001036, STIG-Legacy|SV-101763, STIG-Legacy|V-91665, Vuln-ID|V-215195

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