STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: z/OS Quest NC-Pass for ACF2 STIG Version: 6 Release: 2 Benchmark Date: 20 Jan 2015: Quest NC-Pass will be used by Highly-Sensitive users.

DISA Rule

SV-40869r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-17947

Group Title

ZB000020

Rule Version

ZNCPA020

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

The IAO will ensure that sensitive users are properly validated to Quest NC-Pass.

NOTE: Sensitive users include systems programming personnel, security personnel, and other staff (e.g., DASD management, operations, auditors, technical support, etc.) with access to sensitive resources (e.g., operator commands, ACP privileges, etc.) that can modify the operating system and system software, and review/modify the security environment.

The following attributes must be set for logonids requiring NC-Pass validation:

SET LID
CHANGE logonid AUTHSUP1

Check Contents

Refer to the following report produced by the ACF2 Data Collection:

- ACF2CMDS.RPT(TSOUSERS)

If all sensitive users requiring NC-Pass validation has the AUTHSUP1 attribute, this is not a finding.

NOTE: Sensitive users include systems programming personnel, security personnel, and other staff (e.g., DASD management, operations, auditors, technical support, etc.) with access to sensitive resources (e.g., operator commands, ACP privileges, etc.) that can modify the operating system and system software, and review/modify the security environment.

Vulnerability Number

V-17947

Documentable

False

Rule Version

ZNCPA020

Severity Override Guidance

Refer to the following report produced by the ACF2 Data Collection:

- ACF2CMDS.RPT(TSOUSERS)

If all sensitive users requiring NC-Pass validation has the AUTHSUP1 attribute, this is not a finding.

NOTE: Sensitive users include systems programming personnel, security personnel, and other staff (e.g., DASD management, operations, auditors, technical support, etc.) with access to sensitive resources (e.g., operator commands, ACP privileges, etc.) that can modify the operating system and system software, and review/modify the security environment.

Check Content Reference

M

Responsibility

Systems Programmer

Target Key

2191

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