STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: McAfee VirusScan 8.8 Managed Client STIG Version: 5 Release: 21 Benchmark Date: 25 Oct 2019: McAfee VirusScan On-Access Default Processes Policies actions for When a threat is found must be configured delete files automatically if first action fails.

DISA Rule

SV-55234r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-14631

Group Title

DTAM111-McAfee VirusScan process secondary action

Rule Version

DTAM111

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 Default Processes Policies. Under the Actions tab, locate the "When a threat is found:" label. From the "If the first action fails, then perform this action:" pull down menu, select "Delete files automatically". 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 Default Processes Policies. Under the Actions tab, locate the "When a threat is found:" label. Ensure that from the "If the first action fails, then perform this action:" pull down menu, "Delete files automatically" is selected.

Criteria: If "Delete files automatically" is selected for "If the first action fails, then perform this action:", 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\Default

Criteria: If the value for uSecAction is not 4, this is a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-14631

Documentable

False

Rule Version

DTAM111

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 Default Processes Policies. Under the Actions tab, locate the "When a threat is found:" label. Ensure that from the "If the first action fails, then perform this action:" pull down menu, "Delete files automatically" is selected.

Criteria: If "Delete files automatically" is selected for "If the first action fails, then perform this action:", 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\Default

Criteria: If the value for uSecAction is not 4, this is a finding.

Check Content Reference

M

Responsibility

Information Assurance Officer

Target Key

2266

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