STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: McAfee VirusScan 8.8 Local Client STIG Version: 5 Release: 16 Benchmark Date: 27 Jul 2018: McAfee VirusScan On-Demand scan must be configured to scan memory for rootkits.

DISA Rule

SV-55293r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-42565

Group Title

DTAM154-McAfee VirusScan on-demand memory rootkits

Rule Version

DTAM154

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Access the local VirusScan console by clicking Start->All Programs->McAfee->VirusScan Console.
In the console window, under Task, with the assistance of the System Administrator, identify the weekly on-demand client scan task.
Right-click the Task and select Properties.

Under the Scan Locations tab, in the box under the "Specify where scanning takes place." label, select "Memory for rootkits" from the drop-down selection box.


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Access the local VirusScan console by clicking Start->All Programs->McAfee->VirusScan Console.
In the console window, under Task, with the assistance of the System Administrator, identify the weekly on-demand client scan task.
Right-click the Task and select Properties.

Under the Scan Locations tab, in the box under the "Specify where scanning takes place." label, ensure the "Memory for rootkits" option is displayed.

Criteria: If "Memory for rootkits" is displayed in the in the configuration for the daily or weekly On-Demand Scan, 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)

Under the DesktopProtection\Tasks, and with the assistance of the System Administrator, review each GUID key's szTaskName to find the GUID key associated with weekly on demand client scan task.

Criteria: If, under the applicable GUID key, there exists a szScanItem with a REG_SZ value of "SpecialScanForRootkits", this is not a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-42565

Documentable

False

Rule Version

DTAM154

Severity Override Guidance

Access the local VirusScan console by clicking Start->All Programs->McAfee->VirusScan Console.
In the console window, under Task, with the assistance of the System Administrator, identify the weekly on-demand client scan task.
Right-click the Task and select Properties.

Under the Scan Locations tab, in the box under the "Specify where scanning takes place." label, ensure the "Memory for rootkits" option is displayed.

Criteria: If "Memory for rootkits" is displayed in the in the configuration for the daily or weekly On-Demand Scan, 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)

Under the DesktopProtection\Tasks, and with the assistance of the System Administrator, review each GUID key's szTaskName to find the GUID key associated with weekly on demand client scan task.

Criteria: If, under the applicable GUID key, there exists a szScanItem with a REG_SZ value of "SpecialScanForRootkits", this is not a finding.

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M

Target Key

605

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