STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: McAfee VirusScan 8.8 Managed Client STIG Version: 5 Release: 21 Benchmark Date: 25 Oct 2019: McAfee VirusScan Buffer Overflow Protection Policies must be configured to record scanning activity in a log file.

DISA Rule

SV-55239r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-14660

Group Title

DTAM133-McAfee VirusScan buffer overflow log

Rule Version

DTAM133

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 Buffer Overflow Protection Policies. Under the Reports tab, locate the "Log to file:" label. Select the "Enable activity logging and accept the default location for the log file or specify a new location" option. Select Save.

Check Contents

NOTE: Buffer Overflow Protection is not installed on 64-bit systems and would be Not Applicable to 64-bit systems.

NOTE: On 32-bit systems, when Host Intrusion Prevention is also installed, Buffer Overflow Protection will show as "Disabled because a Host Intrusion Prevention product is installed"; this check would be 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 Buffer Overflow Protection Policies. Under the Reports tab, locate the "Log to file:" label. Ensure the "Enable activity logging and accept the default location for the log file or specify a new location" option is selected.

Criteria: If the "Enable activity logging and accept the default location for the log file or specify a new location" 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)
SystemCore\VSCore\On Access Scanner\BehaviourBlocking

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

Vulnerability Number

V-14660

Documentable

False

Rule Version

DTAM133

Severity Override Guidance

NOTE: Buffer Overflow Protection is not installed on 64-bit systems and would be Not Applicable to 64-bit systems.

NOTE: On 32-bit systems, when Host Intrusion Prevention is also installed, Buffer Overflow Protection will show as "Disabled because a Host Intrusion Prevention product is installed"; this check would be 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 Buffer Overflow Protection Policies. Under the Reports tab, locate the "Log to file:" label. Ensure the "Enable activity logging and accept the default location for the log file or specify a new location" option is selected.

Criteria: If the "Enable activity logging and accept the default location for the log file or specify a new location" 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)
SystemCore\VSCore\On Access Scanner\BehaviourBlocking

Criteria: If the value bLogToFile_Ent 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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