Rule Check: World-Writable Directories Have Sticky Bit Set
The World-Writable Directories Have Sticky Bit Set check verifies that the "sticky bit" of any world-writable directory on the server is set. If every world-writable directory has its sticky bit set, or if there are no world-writable directories, the check passes.
The sticky bit, when set, prevents all users except the directory's owner and the superuser from renaming or deleting files within the directory. The bit is commonly set on temporary directories to prevent one user from overwriting or deleting another user's data.
You can exclude from this check any directories whose sticky bit you want to ignore.
If the check fails for a given directory, that directory's path, user owner, group owner, and permissions ("mode") are displayed in the scan results.
Full paths to any directories to exclude from this check.
Any valid, full path to a single directory, a comma-delimited list of paths to individual directories, a single wildcard directory path, or a comma-delimited list of wildcard directory paths is acceptable.
Note: The asterisk (*) and question mark (?) are the acceptable wildcard characters.
Some valid examples:
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