13 - Restrict access to temp directory - owner


The $JETTY_HOME/temp/ directory is used by Jetty to persist temporary information to disk. It is recommended that you create a user to specifically run Jetty. This user should have the minimum set of privileges needed to run Jetty. The ownership of this directory should then be assigned to the Jetty user. It is also recommended that the permissions on this directory prevent read, write, and execute for the world (o-rwx).

Restricting access to these directories will prevent local users from maliciously or inadvertently affecting the integrity of Jetty processes.


Perform the following to restrict access to application log files:
1. Set the ownership of the $JETTY_BASE/logs to the dedicated Jetty user (e.g., jetty).
2. Remove read, write, and execute permissions for the world
# chown _admin: $JETTY_HOME/temp # chmod o-rwx $JETTY_HOME/temp

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References: 800-53|AC-6

Plugin: Unix

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