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Status Submitted
Workspace Db2
Created by Guest
Created on Aug 14, 2023

Adding sticky bits setgid and setuid on DB2 directories

System details:

ITM version: 6.3.7 SP13

OS: Linux OS RHEL 7.9

TEPS-DB: DB2 v11.5.8.0

TDW-DB: Oracle Database 19c

We have received a security compliance finding related with DB2 world writeable directories.

The following 2 directories are world writeable and no sticky bit is set


drwxrwsrwx. 2 db2inst1 db2iadm1 34 Feb 7 13:07 uif


drwxrwsrwx. 2 db2inst1 db2iadm1 4096 Jul 4 08:29 tmp

Needed By Quarter