STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1 Managed Client Antivirus Version: 1 Release: 4 Benchmark Date: 24 Jul 2015: The Symantec Endpoint Protection client Global Settings Heuristics Level must be set to Automatic, at a minimum.

DISA Rule

SV-55375r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-42647

Group Title

DTASEP026

Rule Version

DTASEP026

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

From the Symantec Endpoint Protection Management Server, Symantec Endpoint Protection Management Console: Select Policies -> Double-click the applied policy -> Under Windows Settings, Advanced options, select Global Scan Options -> Under Bloodhound Detection Settings -> Set "Enable Bloodhound heuristic virus detection" to Automatic, at a minimum.

Check Contents

Server check: From the Symantec Endpoint Protection Management Server, Symantec Endpoint Protection Management Console: Select Policies -> Double-click the applied policy -> Under Windows Settings, Advanced options, select Global Scan Options -> Under Bloodhound Detection Settings -> Ensure "Enable Bloodhound heuristic virus detection" is set to Automatic, at a minimum.

Criteria: If "Enable Bloodhound heuristic virus detection" is not set to Automatic, at a minimum, this is a finding.

Client check: Locate the Symantec Endpoint Protection icon in the system tray. Double-click the icon to open the Symantec Endpoint Protection configuration screen. On the left hand side, select Change settings -> Under Virus and Spyware Protection -> Select Configure Settings -> Under the Global Settings tab -> Under Scan Options -> Ensure "Enable Bloodhound heuristic virus detection" is set to Automatic at a minimum.

Criteria: If "Enable Bloodhound heuristic virus detection" is not set to Automatic, at a minimum, this is a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-42647

Documentable

False

Rule Version

DTASEP026

Severity Override Guidance

Server check: From the Symantec Endpoint Protection Management Server, Symantec Endpoint Protection Management Console: Select Policies -> Double-click the applied policy -> Under Windows Settings, Advanced options, select Global Scan Options -> Under Bloodhound Detection Settings -> Ensure "Enable Bloodhound heuristic virus detection" is set to Automatic, at a minimum.

Criteria: If "Enable Bloodhound heuristic virus detection" is not set to Automatic, at a minimum, this is a finding.

Client check: Locate the Symantec Endpoint Protection icon in the system tray. Double-click the icon to open the Symantec Endpoint Protection configuration screen. On the left hand side, select Change settings -> Under Virus and Spyware Protection -> Select Configure Settings -> Under the Global Settings tab -> Under Scan Options -> Ensure "Enable Bloodhound heuristic virus detection" is set to Automatic at a minimum.

Criteria: If "Enable Bloodhound heuristic virus detection" is not set to Automatic, at a minimum, this is a finding.

Check Content Reference

M

Target Key

2566

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