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OA50608: PCI-DSS RULE SET 8.2.1 DOES NOT TAKE INTO ACCOUNT THE USE OF THE KDFAES ENCRYPTION ALGORITHM.

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Currently, this test (CKAPC821) only checks for the existence
    of algorithm ICHDEX01. The use of the KDFAES encryption
    algorithm should be taken into account in testing PCI-DSS rule
    set 8.2.1
    

Local fix

  • n/a
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED: Users of zSecure Audit exploiting the        *
    *                 PCI-DSS compliance rule set 8.2.1.           *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: The zSecure Audit PCI-DSS compliance    *
    *                      rule set 8.2.1 does not take into       *
    *                      account the use of the KDFAES           *
    *                      encryption algorithm.                   *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION: Apply the PTF provided.                      *
    ****************************************************************
    The PCI-DSS compliance rule set 8.2.1 (Stored or transmitted
    password must be encrypted) reports non-compliant entries for
    passwords that are encrypted with KDFAES algorithm.
    

Problem conclusion

  • zSecure Audit has been modified so that the PCI-DSS compliance
    rule set 8.2.1 takes the KDFAES password encryption algorithm
    into account.
    

Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    OA50608

  • Reported component name

    ZSEC BASE,ADMIN

  • Reported component ID

    5655T0100

  • Reported release

    220

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2016-05-27

  • Closed date

    2016-06-09

  • Last modified date

    2016-07-04

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

    UA81925

Modules/Macros

  •    CKAPC821
    

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    ZSEC BASE,ADMIN

  • Fixed component ID

    5655T0100

Applicable component levels

  • R220 PSY UA81925

       UP16/06/13 P F606

Fix is available

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Document Information

Modified date:
04 July 2016