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ACF2 PSWD GSO record value must be set to require at least one upper-case character be used.


Overview

Finding ID Version Rule ID IA Controls Severity
V-223501 ACF2-ES-000840 SV-223501r695426_rule Medium
Description
Use of a complex password helps to increase the time and resources required to compromise the password. Password complexity, or strength, is a measure of the effectiveness of a password in resisting attempts at guessing and brute-force attacks.
STIG Date
IBM z/OS ACF2 Security Technical Implementation Guide 2022-06-22

Details

Check Text ( C-25174r695425_chk )
From the ISPF Command Shell enter:
ACF to enter ACF2 Command shell
enter
SET CONTROL(GSO)
LIST PSWD
If NOPSWDUC is listed, this is a finding.
Fix Text (F-25162r500637_fix)
Configure the GSO option "PSWDUC" to "YES".