STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: McAfee VirusScan 8.8 Local Client STIG Version: 5 Release: 16 Benchmark Date: 27 Jul 2018: McAfee VirusScan On-Access Scanner All Processes settings must be configured to not exclude any script URLs from being scanned unless the URL exclusions have been documented with, and approved by the ISSO/ISSM/DAA.

DISA Rule

SV-55300r2_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-42572

Group Title

DTAM160-McAfee VirusScan on-access URL exclusions

Rule Version

DTAM160

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Access the local VirusScan console by clicking Start->All Programs->McAfee->VirusScan Console.
On the menu bar, click Task->On-Access Scanner Properties.
Select the General Settings.

Under the ScriptScan tab, locate the "ScriptScan exclusions" label. Ensure there are no exclusions listed in the URL field.

Check Contents

Access the local VirusScan console by clicking Start->All Programs->McAfee->VirusScan Console.
On the menu bar, click Task->On-Access Scanner Properties.
Select the General Settings.

Under the ScriptScan tab, locate the "ScriptScan URL exclusions:" label. Ensure there are no URL exclusions listed in the URL field.

Criteria: If there are no exclusions listed in the URL field, this is a not finding.
If there are exclusions listed in the URL field, and the exclusions have been documented with, and approved by, the ISSO/ISSM/DAA, this is not a finding.
If there are exclusions listed in the URL field, and the exclusions have not been documented with, and approved by, the ISSO/ISSM/DAA, this is 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\Script Scanner

Criteria: If the ExcludedURLs REG_MULTI_SZ has any entries, and the excluded URLs have not been documented with, and approved by, the ISSO/ISSM/DAA, this is a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-42572

Documentable

False

Rule Version

DTAM160

Severity Override Guidance

Access the local VirusScan console by clicking Start->All Programs->McAfee->VirusScan Console.
On the menu bar, click Task->On-Access Scanner Properties.
Select the General Settings.

Under the ScriptScan tab, locate the "ScriptScan URL exclusions:" label. Ensure there are no URL exclusions listed in the URL field.

Criteria: If there are no exclusions listed in the URL field, this is a not finding.
If there are exclusions listed in the URL field, and the exclusions have been documented with, and approved by, the ISSO/ISSM/DAA, this is not a finding.
If there are exclusions listed in the URL field, and the exclusions have not been documented with, and approved by, the ISSO/ISSM/DAA, this is 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\Script Scanner

Criteria: If the ExcludedURLs REG_MULTI_SZ has any entries, and the excluded URLs have not been documented with, and approved by, the ISSO/ISSM/DAA, this is a finding.

Check Content Reference

M

Target Key

605

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