|Finding ID||Version||Rule ID||IA Controls||Severity|
|Unowned files and directories may be unintentionally inherited if a user is assigned the same User Identifier (UID) as the UID of the unowned files.|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 Security Technical Implementation Guide||2022-12-07|
|Check Text ( C-38216r619353_chk )|
| Verify that all SUSE operating system files and directories on the system have a valid owner. |
Check the owner of all files and directories with the following command:
Note: The value after -fstype must be replaced with the filesystem type. XFS is used as an example.
> sudo find / -fstype xfs -nouser
If any files on the system do not have an assigned owner, this is a finding.
|Fix Text (F-38179r619354_fix)|
| Either remove all files and directories from the SUSE operating system that do not have a valid user, or assign a valid user to all unowned files and directories on the system with the "chown" command: |
> sudo chown