STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: IBM MQ Appliance v9.0 NDM Security Technical Implementation Guide Version: 1 Release: 1 Benchmark Date: 05 Jun 2017: The MQ Appliance network device must enforce password complexity by requiring that at least one upper-case character be used.

DISA Rule

SV-89627r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-74953

Group Title

SRG-APP-000166-NDM-000254

Rule Version

MQMH-ND-000580

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Log on to the MQ Appliance WebGUI as a privileged user. Go to Administration (gear icon) >> Access >> RBM Settings.

Set Authentication Method to LDAP.

Configure LDAP server connection as required.

Expand Password Policy.

In Password Policy, check the Require Mixed Case check box.

Check Contents

Log on to the MQ Appliance WebGUI as a privileged user. Go to Administration (gear icon) >> Access >> RBM Settings.

Verify the Authentication Method is set to LDAP.

Expand Password Policy.

Verify the (local) Password Policy Require Mixed Case check box is checked.

If MQ is not set to LDAP authentication or if the local password policy is not configured to meet the requirement, this is a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-74953

Documentable

False

Rule Version

MQMH-ND-000580

Severity Override Guidance

Log on to the MQ Appliance WebGUI as a privileged user. Go to Administration (gear icon) >> Access >> RBM Settings.

Verify the Authentication Method is set to LDAP.

Expand Password Policy.

Verify the (local) Password Policy Require Mixed Case check box is checked.

If MQ is not set to LDAP authentication or if the local password policy is not configured to meet the requirement, this is a finding.

Check Content Reference

M

Target Key

3243

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