New groups (UNIX)

Module: Account Integrity

This check reports groups that were added after the last group snapshot update.

The following table lists the error message for the check.

Table: Error message for New groups

Message String ID and Category

Platform and Message Numeric ID

Message Title and Description

Additional Information


Category: ESM Administrative Information

UNIX (5162)

Title: New system group

Description:The listed groups have been added to your system since the last time the Symantec ESM group snapshot was updated. If these groups were not added by the system administrator, they could represent a security breach. Check all new groups to be sure they are authorized. Then update your snapshot to include all authorized group accounts.

Severity: yellow-1

Correctable: false

Snapshot Updatable: true

Template Updatable: false

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