STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: z/OS RACF STIG Version: 6 Release: 43 Benchmark Date: 24 Jan 2020: Update and allocate access to all APF -authorized libraries are not limited to system programmers only.

DISA Rule

SV-113r2_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-113

Group Title

ACP00060

Rule Version

ACP00060

Severity

CAT I

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Review access authorization to critical system files. Evaluate the impact of correcting the deficiency. Develop a plan of action and implement the changes required to protect APF Authorized Libraries.

The IAO will ensure that update and allocate access to all APF-authorized libraries are limited to system programmers only and all update and allocate access is logged.

Check Contents

a) Refer to the following reports produced by the Data Set and Resource Data Collection:

- SENSITVE.RPT(APFXRPT)

Automated Analysis
Refer to the following report produced by the Data Set and Resource Data Collection:

- PDI(ACP00060)

___ The ACP data set rules for APF libraries allow inappropriate access.

___ The ACP data set rules for APF libraries do not restrict UPDATE and/or ALTER access to only z/OS systems programming personnel.

___ The ACP data set rules for APF libraries do not specify that all (i.e., failures and successes) UPDATE and/or ALTER access will be logged.

b) If all of the above are untrue, there is NO FINDING.

c) If any of the above is true, this is a FINDING.

Vulnerability Number

V-113

Documentable

False

Rule Version

ACP00060

Severity Override Guidance

a) Refer to the following reports produced by the Data Set and Resource Data Collection:

- SENSITVE.RPT(APFXRPT)

Automated Analysis
Refer to the following report produced by the Data Set and Resource Data Collection:

- PDI(ACP00060)

___ The ACP data set rules for APF libraries allow inappropriate access.

___ The ACP data set rules for APF libraries do not restrict UPDATE and/or ALTER access to only z/OS systems programming personnel.

___ The ACP data set rules for APF libraries do not specify that all (i.e., failures and successes) UPDATE and/or ALTER access will be logged.

b) If all of the above are untrue, there is NO FINDING.

c) If any of the above is true, this is a FINDING.

Check Content Reference

M

Responsibility

Information Assurance Officer

Target Key

106

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