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The WebSphere Application Server security auditing must be enabled.


Finding ID Version Rule ID IA Controls Severity
V-81203 WBSP-AS-000070 SV-95917r1_rule Medium
Security auditing will not be performed unless the audit security subsystem has been enabled. Global security must be enabled for the security audit subsystem to function, as no security auditing occurs if global security is not also enabled. Enable global security before enabling security auditing. Satisfies: SRG-APP-000016-AS-000013, SRG-APP-000343-AS-000030, SRG-APP-000080-AS-000045, SRG-APP-000092-AS-000053, SRG-APP-000266-AS-000168, SRG-APP-000267-AS-000170
IBM WebSphere Traditional V9.x Security Technical Implementation Guide 2018-08-24


Check Text ( C-80873r1_chk )
In the administrative console, navigate to Security >> Security auditing.

If "Enable security auditing" is not enabled, this is a finding.
Fix Text (F-87981r1_fix)
In the administrative console, navigate to Security >> Security auditing to enable.

Restart the DMGR and all the JVMs.