STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: McAfee VirusScan 8.8 Local Client STIG Version: 5 Release: 16 Benchmark Date: 27 Jul 2018: McAfee VirusScan Access Protection Rules Common Standard Protection must be set to block and report when common programs are run from the Temp folder.

DISA Rule

SV-55284r5_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-42556

Group Title

DTAM145 - Access Protection detect programs run from Temp folder

Rule Version

DTAM145

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Access the local VirusScan console by clicking Start->All Programs->McAfee->VirusScan Console.

Under the Task column, select Access Protection, right-click, and select Properties.

Under the Access Protection tab, locate the "Access protection rules:" label. In the "Categories" box, select "Common Standard Protection". Select the "Prevent common programs from running files from the temp folder" (Block and Report) option.

Click OK to save.

Check Contents

Note: If the HIPS signatures 7010 and 7035 are enabled to provide this same protection, this check is Not Applicable.Access the local VirusScan console by clicking Start->All Programs->McAfee->VirusScan Console.

Under the Task column, select Access Protection, right-click, and select Properties.

Under the Access Protection tab, locate the "Access protection rules:" label. In the "Categories" box, select "Common Standard Protection".

Ensure the "Prevent common programs from running files from the Temp folder" (Block and Report) option is selected.

Criteria: If the "Prevent common programs from running files from the Temp folder" (Block and Report) option is selected, this is not a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-42556

Documentable

False

Rule Version

DTAM145

Severity Override Guidance

Note: If the HIPS signatures 7010 and 7035 are enabled to provide this same protection, this check is Not Applicable.Access the local VirusScan console by clicking Start->All Programs->McAfee->VirusScan Console.

Under the Task column, select Access Protection, right-click, and select Properties.

Under the Access Protection tab, locate the "Access protection rules:" label. In the "Categories" box, select "Common Standard Protection".

Ensure the "Prevent common programs from running files from the Temp folder" (Block and Report) option is selected.

Criteria: If the "Prevent common programs from running files from the Temp folder" (Block and Report) option is selected, this is not a finding.

Check Content Reference

M

Target Key

605

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