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 actions, When an unwanted program is found must be configured to clean files automatically as first action.

DISA Rule

SV-55294r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-42566

Group Title

DTAM155--McAfee VirusScan on-demand unwanted programs first action

Rule Version

DTAM155

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 Actions tab, locate the "When an unwanted program is found:" label. For the "Perform this action first:" pull down menu, select "Clean".


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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 Actions tab, locate the "When an unwanted program is found:" label. Ensure for the "Perform this action first:" pull down menu, "Clean" is selected.

Criteria: If "Clean" is selected for "Perform this action first", 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)
DesktopProtection\Tasks

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, the uAction_Program does not have a value of 5, this is a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-42566

Documentable

False

Rule Version

DTAM155

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 Actions tab, locate the "When an unwanted program is found:" label. Ensure for the "Perform this action first:" pull down menu, "Clean" is selected.

Criteria: If "Clean" is selected for "Perform this action first", 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)
DesktopProtection\Tasks

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, the uAction_Program does not have a value of 5, this is a finding.

Check Content Reference

M

Target Key

605

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