Normally set the ownership and permission for a file using chown and chmod command, If you want to Clone ownership and permissions from another, update using chmod and chown with  parameter called  --reference,

chown --reference=source thisfile

chmod --reference=source thisfile

 Now, the  linux.txt file same ownership and permissions set to test.txt.  

Set Ownership,

#  chown --reference=linux.txt test.txt

Set Permission,
# chmod --reference=linux.txt test.txt
Check the file permission,
# ls -al 

-rwxr-xr-x  1 test   test     0 Feb 18 23:50 linux.txt
drwxr-xr-x 60 root   root    4096 Jan 24 02:42 locale
-rwxr-xr-x  1 test   test       0 Feb 18 23:49 test.txt
-rw-r--r--  1 root   root   41532 Jun  4  2013 Errordn