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 compare internal information system clocks at least every 24 hours with an authoritative time server.

DISA Rule

SV-89669r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-74995

Group Title

SRG-APP-000371-NDM-000296

Rule Version

MQMH-ND-001060

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Log on to the MQ Appliance WebGUI as a privileged user.

Click on the Network icon (third from the top).
Select "Interface/NTP Service".
Click the "Add" button to add multiple NTP servers.
Click "Enable administrative state".
Click the "Apply" button.

Add one or more additional NTP servers, at least one of which is from a different geographic region.

The result should be: "Status:up"

Click "Save configuration".

Check Contents

Log on to the MQ Appliance WebGUI as a privileged user.

On the Manage Appliance tab, select Network >> Interface/NTP Service.

Verify:
- NTP server destinations are configured;
- The NTP servers are located in different geographic regions; and
- Status (at the top of the page) is "up".

If any is not true, this is a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-74995

Documentable

False

Rule Version

MQMH-ND-001060

Severity Override Guidance

Log on to the MQ Appliance WebGUI as a privileged user.

On the Manage Appliance tab, select Network >> Interface/NTP Service.

Verify:
- NTP server destinations are configured;
- The NTP servers are located in different geographic regions; and
- Status (at the top of the page) is "up".

If any is not true, this is a finding.

Check Content Reference

M

Target Key

3243

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