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Previously used passwords must be disallowed for security/email client on smartphone.


Finding ID Version Rule ID IA Controls Severity
V-24989 WIR-WMS-GD-009-02 SV-30822r2_rule ECWN-1 IAIA-1 Low
Previously used passwords are more susceptible to being compromised by a hacker, which could lead to a possible compromise of the smartphone and sensitive DoD data stored on the smartphone.
Good Mobility Suite Server (Android OS) Security Technical Implementation Guide 2011-12-14


Check Text ( C-31242r2_chk )
This check is not applicable if “Authenticate with CAC PIN” is checked.

This is a Good security policy set check. Recommend all checks related to Good security policy set rules be reviewed using the following procedure.

1. Make a list of all Good security policy sets assigned to smartphone user accounts on the Good server using the following procedure:

-Have the SA identify any non STIG/ISCG-compliant policy sets and STIG/ISCG-compliant policy sets on the server.
--Log into the Good Mobile Control console.
--Click on the Policies tab.
--View all policy sets on the server.

-Note: STIG-compliant policy sets should be identified as such in the policy title. Examples are as follows: ISCG_iOS_Policy_Set, STIG_WM6-5_Policy_Set, or STIG_Android_Policy_Set. It is recommended that all non-STIG/ISCG policy sets be deleted.

2. Select each policy set users are assigned to, and in turn, verify the required settings are in the policy set.

-Note: If there is a finding, note the name of the non STIG/ISCG-compliant policy set in the Findings Details section in VMS/Component Provided Tracking Database.

-Launch the Good Mobile Control Web console and click on the Policies tab.
-Select the policy set for the smartphone and click on Handheld Authentication on the left side.
-Verify “Disallow previously used passwords” is set to 3 or more.

Mark as a finding if “Disallow previously used passwords” is not set to 3 or more.
Fix Text (F-27630r1_fix)
Disallow previously used passwords.