STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: McAfee VirusScan 8.8 Managed Client STIG Version: 5 Release: 21 Benchmark Date: 25 Oct 2019: McAfee VirusScan On-Access General Policies must be configured to prevent users from removing messages from the list.

DISA Rule

SV-55144r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-6470

Group Title

DTAM005-McAfee VirusScan remove messages

Rule Version

DTAM005

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

From the ePO server console System Tree, select the Systems tab, select the asset to be checked, select Actions, select Agent, and select Modify Policies on a Single System. From the product pull down list, select VirusScan Enterprise 8.8.0. Select from the Policy column the policy associated with the On-Access General Policies. Under the Messages tab, locate the "Actions available to user:" label. Uncheck the "Remove messages from the list" option. Select Save.

Check Contents

From the ePO server console System Tree, select the Systems tab, select the asset to be checked, select Actions, select Agent, and select Modify Policies on a Single System. From the product pull down list, select VirusScan Enterprise 8.8.0. Select from the Policy column the policy associated with the On-Access General Policies. Under the Messages tab, locate the "Actions available to user:" label. Ensure the "Remove messages from the list" option is NOT selected.

Criteria: If the "Remove messages from the list" option is NOT selected, this is not a finding.

On the client machine, use the Windows Registry Editor to navigate to the following key:
HKLM\Software\McAfee\ (32-bit)
HKLM\Software\Wow6432Node\McAfee\ (64-bit)
SystemCore\VSCore\On Access Scanner\McShield\Configuration

Criteria: If the value of Alert_UsersCanRemove is 0, this is not a finding. If the value is 1, this is a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-6470

Documentable

False

Rule Version

DTAM005

Severity Override Guidance

From the ePO server console System Tree, select the Systems tab, select the asset to be checked, select Actions, select Agent, and select Modify Policies on a Single System. From the product pull down list, select VirusScan Enterprise 8.8.0. Select from the Policy column the policy associated with the On-Access General Policies. Under the Messages tab, locate the "Actions available to user:" label. Ensure the "Remove messages from the list" option is NOT selected.

Criteria: If the "Remove messages from the list" option is NOT selected, this is not a finding.

On the client machine, use the Windows Registry Editor to navigate to the following key:
HKLM\Software\McAfee\ (32-bit)
HKLM\Software\Wow6432Node\McAfee\ (64-bit)
SystemCore\VSCore\On Access Scanner\McShield\Configuration

Criteria: If the value of Alert_UsersCanRemove is 0, this is not a finding. If the value is 1, this is a finding.

Check Content Reference

M

Responsibility

System Administrator

Target Key

2266

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