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 Anti-Spyware Maximum Protection must be set to block and log execution of scripts from the Temp folder.

DISA Rule

SV-55287r6_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-42559

Group Title

DTAM148 - Access Protection log execution of scripts from Temp folder

Rule Version

DTAM148

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 "Anti-Spyware Maximum Protection". Select the "Prevent execution of scripts from the Temp folder" (Block and Report) option.

Click OK to save.

Check Contents

Note: If the HIPS signature 7035 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 "Anti-Spyware Maximum Protection". Ensure the "Prevent execution of scripts from the Temp folder" (Block and Report) option is selected.

Criteria: If the "Prevent execution of scripts from the Temp folder" (Block and Report) option is selected, this is not a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-42559

Documentable

False

Rule Version

DTAM148

Severity Override Guidance

Note: If the HIPS signature 7035 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 "Anti-Spyware Maximum Protection". Ensure the "Prevent execution of scripts from the Temp folder" (Block and Report) option is selected.

Criteria: If the "Prevent execution of scripts 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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