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 log file size must be restricted and be configured to at least 10MB.

DISA Rule

SV-55147r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-6475

Group Title

DTAM010-McAfee VirusScan limit log size parameter

Rule Version

DTAM010

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 Reports tab, locate the "Log file size:" label. Select the "Limit the size of log file" option. For the "Maximum log file size:", input a value of at least 10MB or more. 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 Reports tab, locate the "Log file size:" label. Ensure the "Limit the size of log file" option is selected. Ensure the "Maximum log file size" is at least 10MB.

Criteria: If the "Limit the size of log file" option is selected and the "Maximum log file size:" is at least 10MB, 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 bLimitSize is 1 and dwMaxLogSizeMB is configured to Decimal (10) or higher, this is not a finding.
If bLimitSize is 0, this is a finding.
If dwMaxLogSizeMB is less than Decimal (10), this is a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-6475

Documentable

False

Rule Version

DTAM010

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 Reports tab, locate the "Log file size:" label. Ensure the "Limit the size of log file" option is selected. Ensure the "Maximum log file size" is at least 10MB.

Criteria: If the "Limit the size of log file" option is selected and the "Maximum log file size:" is at least 10MB, 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 bLimitSize is 1 and dwMaxLogSizeMB is configured to Decimal (10) or higher, this is not a finding.
If bLimitSize is 0, this is a finding.
If dwMaxLogSizeMB is less than Decimal (10), this is a finding.

Check Content Reference

M

Responsibility

System Administrator

Target Key

2266

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