It is important to confirm that packaged system files and directories are maintained with the permissions they were intended to have from the OS vendor.


Correct any discrepancies found and rerun the audit until output is clean or risk is mitigated or accepted.

Supportive Information

The following resource is also helpful.

This security hardening control applies to the following category of controls within NIST 800-53: System and Information Integrity.This control applies to the following type of system Unix.