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 prevent hooking of McAfee processes.

DISA Rule

SV-55285r2_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-42557

Group Title

DTAM146 - Access Protection prevent hooking of McAfee processes

Rule Version

DTAM146

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 both "Prevent hooking of McAfee processes" (Block and Report) options.

Click OK to save.

Check Contents

Note: If the HIPS signature 6051 is 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 both "Prevent hooking of McAfee processes" (Block and Report) options are both selected.

Criteria: If "Prevent hooking of McAfee processes" (Block and Report) options are both selected, this is not a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-42557

Documentable

False

Rule Version

DTAM146

Severity Override Guidance

Note: If the HIPS signature 6051 is 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 both "Prevent hooking of McAfee processes" (Block and Report) options are both selected.

Criteria: If "Prevent hooking of McAfee processes" (Block and Report) options are both selected, this is not a finding.

Check Content Reference

M

Target Key

605

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