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For shops that are not using IBM Sterling External Authentication Server to authenticate to Control Center and are using the Control Center authentication, there is currently no way to set an expiration period for a user's password or forcing the ...
Credential enumeration occurs when an attacker can determine the validity of credentials by observing responses in the application and identifying differences between correct and incorrect responses. Attackers may be able to use this vulnerability...
Admin/User accounts within IBM Control Center cant be disabled/removed after a specified period of inactivity in compliance with the security procedure
Risks: Application parameter settings that do not automatically disable and/or remove use...
Implement the use of LDAP without the need of IBM External Authentication Server
In order to implement the use of LDAP for authenticating to Control Center, it is a requirement to use IBM External Authentication Server. There should be a way of doing so without implementing another product that has be installed, configured, an...
According to the RFC at https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc5280#section-6.3, certificate CRL validation needs to be provided by Sterling Control Center that uses x.509 certificates for TLS/SSL connections. We propose a local caching mechanism to be im...
Password security controls for ICC administrator/user interface using local authentication are not sufficient:
Minimum password length can’t be enforced.
Passwords expiration can’t be enforced.
Password complexity settings don't exist
Option to disable client authentication for Sterling Control Center Classic Console
Currently, our company will access Sterling Control Center Classic Console through desktop. With client authentication enabled for SCC, we need to maintain separate scripts on each user desktop. This will be overhead in maintaining multiple certs ...
More than one external authentication setup within Control Center
Within SEAS you can specify multiple authentication definitions that can contain different attribute query definitions however within control center you can only setup one external authentication server.
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