Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 1477841
[downstream clone - 4.1.5] Red Hat Insights reports permissions problem on /var/log/cron
Last modified: 2017-08-22 13:45:40 EDT
+++ This bug is a downstream clone. The original bug is: +++
+++ bug 1476755 +++
Description of problem:
Red Hat Insights is reporting the fact that users other than root can read /var/log/cron. It suggests tightening these up to the default permissions for
cron logs on RHEL, which are read/write by root only.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. ls -l /var/log/cron
[root@rhvm ~]# ls -l /var/log/cron
-rw-r--r--. 1 root root 8564 Jul 31 07:01 /var/log/cron
[root@ocp ~]# ls -l /var/log/cron
-rw-------. 1 root root 6870 Jul 31 07:01 /var/log/cron
(Originally by Anthony Green)
# ls -l /var/log/cron
-rw-------. 1 root root 1757 Aug 16 10:16 /var/log/cron
Since the problem described in this bug report should be
resolved in a recent advisory, it has been closed with a
resolution of ERRATA.
For information on the advisory, and where to find the updated
files, follow the link below.
If the solution does not work for you, open a new bug report.