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IBM z/OS system administrator must develop a procedure to remove all software components after updated versions have been installed.


Overview

Finding ID Version Rule ID IA Controls Severity
V-223581 ACF2-OS-002420 SV-223581r533198_rule Medium
Description
Previous versions of software components that are not removed from the information system after updates have been installed may be exploited by adversaries. Some information technology products may remove older versions of software automatically from the information system.
STIG Date
IBM z/OS ACF2 Security Technical Implementation Guide 2022-06-22

Details

Check Text ( C-25254r500878_chk )
Ask the system administrator for the procedure to remove all software components after updated versions have been installed.

If there is no procedure, this is a finding.
Fix Text (F-25242r500879_fix)
Develop a procedure to remove all software components after updated versions have been installed.