STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: McAfee VirusScan 8.8 Managed Client STIG Version: 5 Release: 21 Benchmark Date: 25 Oct 2019: McAfee VirusScan On Delivery Email Scan Policies, when a threat is found, must be configured to clean attachments as the first action.

DISA Rule

SV-55178r2_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-6592

Group Title

DTAM029-McAfee VirusScan allowed actions email

Rule Version

DTAM029

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 Delivery Email Scan Policies. Under the Actions tab, locate the "When a threat is found:" label. For the "Perform this action first:" pull down menu, select "Clean attachments". Select Save.

Check Contents

Note: If an email client is not running on this system, this check can be marked as Not Applicable.

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-Delivery Email Scan Policies. Under the Actions tab, locate the "When a threat is found:" label. Ensure that for the "Perform this action first:" pull down menu, "Clean attachments" is selected.

Criteria: If "Clean attachments" is selected for "Perform this action first", 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\Email Scanner\Outlook\OnDelivery\ActionOptions

Criteria: If the value for uAction is not 5, this is a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-6592

Documentable

False

Rule Version

DTAM029

Severity Override Guidance

Note: If an email client is not running on this system, this check can be marked as Not Applicable.

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-Delivery Email Scan Policies. Under the Actions tab, locate the "When a threat is found:" label. Ensure that for the "Perform this action first:" pull down menu, "Clean attachments" is selected.

Criteria: If "Clean attachments" is selected for "Perform this action first", 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\Email Scanner\Outlook\OnDelivery\ActionOptions

Criteria: If the value for uAction is not 5, this is a finding.

Check Content Reference

M

Responsibility

System Administrator

Target Key

2266

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