The system package management tool must verify group-ownership on all files and directories associated with packages.
Group-ownership of system binaries and configuration files that is incorrect could allow an unauthorized user to gain privileges that they should not have. The group-ownership set by the vendor should be maintained. Any deviations from this baseline should be investigated.
The following command will list which files on the system have group-ownership different from what is expected by the RPM database:
# rpm -Va | grep '^......G'
If there is output, this is a finding.
Fix Text (F-43399r1_fix)
The RPM package management system can restore group-ownership of the package files and directories. The following command will update files and directories with group-ownership different from what is expected by the RPM database: