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, When an unwanted program is found must be configured to delete files automatically if first action fails.

DISA Rule

SV-55271r2_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-42543

Group Title

DTAM167-McAfee VirusScan on-access unwanted program second action

Rule Version

DTAM167

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 an unwanted program is found:" label. From the "If the first action fails, then perform this action:" pull down menu, select "Delete files automatically".
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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 an unwanted program is found:" label. Ensure the "If the first action fails, then perform this action:" has "Delete files automatically" selected.

Criteria: If "Delete files automatically" is selected from the "If the first action fails, then perform this action:" drop-down list, 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 uSecAction_Program does not have a value of 4, this is a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-42543

Documentable

False

Rule Version

DTAM167

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 an unwanted program is found:" label. Ensure the "If the first action fails, then perform this action:" has "Delete files automatically" selected.

Criteria: If "Delete files automatically" is selected from the "If the first action fails, then perform this action:" drop-down list, 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 uSecAction_Program does not have a value of 4, this is a finding.

Check Content Reference

M

Target Key

2266

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