STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: z/OS IBM CICS Transaction Server for ACF2 STIG Version: 6 Release: 4 Benchmark Date: 26 Jan 2018: IBM CICS Transaction Server SPI command resources must be properly defined and protected.

DISA Rule

SV-43206r3_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-17982

Group Title

ZB000021

Rule Version

ZCICA021

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Ensure that the IBM CICS Transaction Server SPI command resource access is in accordance with those outlined in CICS SPI Resources table in the zOS STIG Addendum.

Use CICS SPI Resources and CICS SPI Resources Descriptions tables in the zOS STIG Addendum. These tables list the resources and access requirements for IBM CICS Transaction Server; ensure the following guidelines are followed:

The ACF2 resources and/or generic equivalent as designated in the above table are defined with a default access of PREVENT.

The ACF2 resource access authorizations restrict access to the appropriate personnel as designated in the above table.

The following commands are provided as a sample for implementing resource controls:

$KEY(ASSOCIATION) TYPE(XCD)
- UID(CICSAUDT) SERVICE(READ) ALLOW
- UID(CICUAUDT) SERVICE(READ) ALLOW
- UID(SYSCAUDT) SERVICE(READ) ALLOW
- UID(*) PREVENT

Check Contents

Refer to the following report produced by the ACF2 Data Collection and Data Set and Resource Data Collection:

- SENSITVE.RPT(XCMD)
- ACF2CMDS.RPT(RESOURCE) – Alternate report

Automated Analysis:
Refer to the following report produced by the ACF2 Data Collection Checklist:
- PDI (ZCIC0021)

Ensure that all IBM CICS Transaction Server SPI command resources are properly protected according to the requirements specified in CICS SPI Resources table in the z/OS STIG Addendum. If the following guidance is true, this is not a finding.

The ACF2 resources and/or generic equivalent as designated in the above table are defined with a default access of PREVENT.

The ACF2 resource access authorizations restrict access to the appropriate personnel as designated in the above table.

Vulnerability Number

V-17982

Documentable

False

Rule Version

ZCICA021

Severity Override Guidance

Refer to the following report produced by the ACF2 Data Collection and Data Set and Resource Data Collection:

- SENSITVE.RPT(XCMD)
- ACF2CMDS.RPT(RESOURCE) – Alternate report

Automated Analysis:
Refer to the following report produced by the ACF2 Data Collection Checklist:
- PDI (ZCIC0021)

Ensure that all IBM CICS Transaction Server SPI command resources are properly protected according to the requirements specified in CICS SPI Resources table in the z/OS STIG Addendum. If the following guidance is true, this is not a finding.

The ACF2 resources and/or generic equivalent as designated in the above table are defined with a default access of PREVENT.

The ACF2 resource access authorizations restrict access to the appropriate personnel as designated in the above table.

Check Content Reference

M

Responsibility

Systems Programmer

Target Key

2018

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