STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: McAfee VirusScan 8.8 Local Client STIG Version: 5 Release: 16 Benchmark Date: 27 Jul 2018: McAfee VirusScan On-Delivery Email Scanner Artemis sensitivity level must be configured to Medium or higher.

DISA Rule

SV-55297r2_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-42569

Group Title

DTAM157-McAfee VirusScan Email on-delivery Artemis sensitivity level

Rule Version

DTAM157

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 the On-Delivery Email Scanner Option, right-click, and select Properties.

Under the Scan Items tab, locate the "Artemis (Heuristic network check for suspicious files):" label. Select the "Medium" option.

Click OK to Save.

Check Contents

Note: For systems on the SIPRnet, this check is Not Applicable.

Note: If an email client is not running on this system, this check can be marked as Not Applicable.

Access the local VirusScan console by clicking Start >> All Programs >> McAfee >> VirusScan Console.
Under the Task column, select the On-Delivery Email Scanner Option, right-click, and select Properties.

Under the Scan Items tab, locate the "Artemis (Heuristic network check for suspicious files):" label. Ensure the Sensitivity level is set to "Medium" or higher.

Criteria: If the Sensitivity level is set to "Medium" or higher, 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)
SystemCore\VSCore\Email Scanner

Criteria: If the value of ArtemisEnabled is REG_DWORD = 0, this is a finding.
If the value of ArtemisLevel is REG_DWORD = 0 or REG_DWORD = 1, this is a finding.
If the value of ArtemisEnabled is REG_DWORD = 1 and the ArtemisLevel is REG_DWORD = 2, 3 or 4, this is not a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-42569

Documentable

False

Rule Version

DTAM157

Severity Override Guidance

Note: For systems on the SIPRnet, this check is Not Applicable.

Note: If an email client is not running on this system, this check can be marked as Not Applicable.

Access the local VirusScan console by clicking Start >> All Programs >> McAfee >> VirusScan Console.
Under the Task column, select the On-Delivery Email Scanner Option, right-click, and select Properties.

Under the Scan Items tab, locate the "Artemis (Heuristic network check for suspicious files):" label. Ensure the Sensitivity level is set to "Medium" or higher.

Criteria: If the Sensitivity level is set to "Medium" or higher, 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)
SystemCore\VSCore\Email Scanner

Criteria: If the value of ArtemisEnabled is REG_DWORD = 0, this is a finding.
If the value of ArtemisLevel is REG_DWORD = 0 or REG_DWORD = 1, this is a finding.
If the value of ArtemisEnabled is REG_DWORD = 1 and the ArtemisLevel is REG_DWORD = 2, 3 or 4, this is not a finding.

Check Content Reference

M

Target Key

605

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