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-Virus Standard Protection must be set to prevent IRC communication.

DISA Rule

SV-55290r3_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-42562

Group Title

DTAM151-Access Protection prevent IRC communication

Rule Version

DTAM151

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-Virus Standard Protection". Select both "Prevent IRC communication" (Block and Report) options.

Click OK to Save.

Check Contents

NOTE: If IRC Communication is enabled on a Classified network, in accordance with published Ports, Protocols, and Services Management (PPSM) guidelines, this requirement is not applicable.

NOTE: Since there is no HIPS signature to provide this same protection, this check is applicable even if HIPS is enabled.

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-Virus Standard Protection". Ensure both "Prevent IRC communication" (Block and Report) options are selected.

Criteria: If both "Prevent IRC communication" (Block and Report) options are selected, this is not a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-42562

Documentable

False

Rule Version

DTAM151

Severity Override Guidance

NOTE: If IRC Communication is enabled on a Classified network, in accordance with published Ports, Protocols, and Services Management (PPSM) guidelines, this requirement is not applicable.

NOTE: Since there is no HIPS signature to provide this same protection, this check is applicable even if HIPS is enabled.

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-Virus Standard Protection". Ensure both "Prevent IRC communication" (Block and Report) options are selected.

Criteria: If both "Prevent IRC communication" (Block and Report) options are selected, this is not a finding.

Check Content Reference

M

Target Key

605

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