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Custom HTTP Headers Response for B2B Sterling Integrator Applications
Web Application Security is always evolving and new vulnerabilities and hardening futures are being created continously. Many of the vulnerabilities remediation are based of add parameters in the HTTP Response Header. For example: Content-Security...
We are starting to see more and more customers want to move to SSH Key only auth, however, we are not set to that today, nor are all of our customers ready/willing to make that switch. Since the authentication requirement is set at a system level,...
Include special characters (e.g. @) in Parameter Name of Obscure Data - Process Data Values service
We are using SI 220.127.116.11 and the Parameter Name does not allow special characters such as "@" being used in the Obscure Data - Process Data Values service. This prevents email addresses being used as Names.
Support for MQ version 9.2, currently supports upto v18.104.22.168
Our Implementation uses Global Mailbox and the current version of B2Bi (22.214.171.124, 6.1.1) supports maximum MQ version 126.96.36.199. Our Security and MQ team have identified a security vulnerability with version 9.1.x.x which is remediated with version 9....
Mail Client adapter to allow Oauth 2.0 with grant_type as Client Credentials
The out of the box B2B mail client adapter allows to make connections to the mail exchange server for OAuth2.0 with grant_type as "Password" only. The grant_type as password is an obsolete and a vulnerable way of getting tokens and should allow gr...
Local "admin" account logon logs should be captured
Recently, we observed one issue with by default local accounts logon logs in Sterling Integrator application. Logs are getting captured when the authentication log is in debug mode. Logs are not getting captured when authentication log is in non-d...
Implicit SSL is making a comeback with some sites due to its immediate application of SSL
Implicit SSL is generally not considered a best practice when setting up FTPS. The preferred alternative is Explicit SSL, which is the current standard for FTPS connections for B2B Integrator. However, some of our customers experience intense busi...
Capture partner TLS version information during handshake
For all communications protocols (FTPs, SFTP, AS2, ConnectDirect etc), we would like to capture TLS version in logs. In case of upgrades, it helps to work with respective partners to upgrade to supported TLS version.
Implement Password rules for FTP(s) and SFTP Server Adapter External Authentication
Our platform is using IBM Sterling Integrator 6.1.1 Not using Sterling Secure Proxy All the accounts are created using local LDAP on the app servers. These accounts do not use IBM Sterling Authentication. FTP(s) or SFTP Following are the requireme...
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