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IBM Integrated Crypto Service Facility (ICSF) Started Task name must be properly identified / defined to the system ACP.


Overview

Finding ID Version Rule ID IA Controls Severity
V-252885 ACF2-IC-000040 SV-252885r840128_rule Medium
Description
IBM Integrated Crypto Service Facility (ICSF) requires a started task that will be restricted to certain resources, datasets and other system functions. By defining the started task as a userid to the system ACP, It allows the ACP to control the access and authorized users that require these capabilities. Failure to properly control these capabilities, could compromise of the operating system environment, ACP, and customer data.
STIG Date
IBM z/OS ACF2 Security Technical Implementation Guide 2022-06-22

Details

Check Text ( C-56341r822542_chk )
From the ACF command screen enter:
SET LID
SET VERBOSE
LIST IF(MUSASS)
LIST IF(STC)

If the logonid for the IBM Integrated Crypto Service Facility (ICSF) started task does not include MUSASS and/or NO-SMC, this is a finding.
Fix Text (F-56291r822543_fix)
Ensure that the started task for IBM Integrated Crypto Service Facility (ICSF) Started Task(s) is properly Identified / defined to the System ACP.

If the product requires a Started Task, verify that it is properly defined to the System ACP with the proper attributes.

Most installation manuals will indicate how the Started Task is identified and any additional attributes that must be specified. Define the started task userid CSFSTART for IBM Integrated Crypto Service Facility (ICSF).

Example:

INSERT CSFSTART NAME(STC, ICSF) NO-SMC STC