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 block the connection when a file with a potentially unwanted program is detected in a shared folder.

DISA Rule

SV-55221r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-14621

Group Title

DTAM093-McAfee VirusScan on-access scan blocking

Rule Version

DTAM093

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 Blocking tab, locate the "Block" label. Select the "Block the connection when a file with a potentially unwanted program is detected in a shared folder" option.

Select OK to 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 Blocking tab, locate the "Block" label. Ensure the "Block the connection when a file with a potentially unwanted program is detected in a shared folder" option is checked.

Criteria: If the "Block the connection when a file with a potentially unwanted program is detected in a shared folder" option is 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\BehaviourBlocking

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

Vulnerability Number

V-14621

Documentable

False

Rule Version

DTAM093

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 Blocking tab, locate the "Block" label. Ensure the "Block the connection when a file with a potentially unwanted program is detected in a shared folder" option is checked.

Criteria: If the "Block the connection when a file with a potentially unwanted program is detected in a shared folder" option is 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\BehaviourBlocking

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

Check Content Reference

M

Responsibility

Information Assurance Officer

Target Key

2266

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