Information-users.xml contains authentication information for Jetty web applications. 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 -users.xml:
1. Set the ownership of the $JETTY_HOME/...../-users.xml to _admin:.
2. Remove read, write, and execute permissions for the world.
3. Remove write permissions for the group.
# chown _admin: $JETTY_HOME/....../-users.xml
# chmod g-w,o-rwx $JETTY_HOME/....../-users.xml