Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 1266161
initial-setup: File /root/initial-setup-ks.cfg is world-readable by default
Last modified: 2015-09-26 08:42:53 EDT
It was reported that file /root/initial-setup-ks.cfg is world-readable:
-rw-------. 1 root root 1725 Sep 1 13:59 anaconda-ks.cfg
-rw-r--r--. 1 root root 1773 Sep 1 14:04 initial-setup-ks.cfg
While the initial-setup-ks.cfg file is world readable, it is stored in the /root directory which is not world accessible (the default permissions in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 a 550 root:root).
This issue is planned to be addressed in future updates as security hardening, but is not planned to be handled as security flaw.