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It's perfectly safe. The unix permissions you have set there are enough. I don't have an ACL on my known_hosts file.
Some paths and applications in El Capitan are protected by System Integrity Protection. Even root can't modify the files. You first have to disable SIP before editing or modifying them. Reboot your Mac to Recovery Mode by restarting your computer and holding down CommandR until the Apple logo appears on your screen. Click Utilities -> Terminal. In the ...
I have just found a fix! Basically "Get Info" then at the bottom of the window next to the gear icon click on the + button. In the next window choose your account name. It creates a new permission category. then just choose Read & Write and apply to all enclosed. I have just done this to 3 machines. It's magic!! and after 3 hours of frustration.
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