InformationThe context.xml file is loaded by all web applications and sets certain configuration options. It is recommended that access to this file has the proper permissions to properly protect from unauthorized changes.
Restricting access to this file will prevent local users from maliciously or inadvertently altering s security policy.
SolutionPerform the following to restrict access to context.xml:
1. Set the ownership of the $JETTY_HOME/..../context.xml to _admin:.
2. Remove read, write, and execute permissions for the world.
3. Remove write permissions for the group.
# chown _admin: $JETTY_HOME/..../context.xml # chmod g-w,o-rwx $JETTY_HOME/...../context.xml