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etc/shadow has non default permission

Discussion in 'Security' started by solvemyproblemplease, Jul 6, 2017.

  1. solvemyproblemplease

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    Hello,

    Can you advise what I need to do to fix this? Thanks!


    /etc/shadow has non default permissions. Expected: 0200 0600, Actual: 0400. Review the permissions on /etc/shadow to ensure they are safe
     
  2. Jcats

    Jcats Well-Known Member

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    Hello,

    This should do the trick:

    Code:
    chmod 600 /etc/shadow
     
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  3. cPanelMichael

    cPanelMichael Forums Analyst
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    Hello,

    The command on the previous post should help. Let us know if you have any additional questions.

    Thank you.
     
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