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 Auto-Protect Scan Actions for Security Risks must be configured to Delete Risk as the first action upon detection.

DISA Rule

SV-55390r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-42662

Group Title

DTASEP041

Rule Version

DTASEP041

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, Protection Technology -> Select Auto-Protect -> Select the Actions tab -> Under Actions -> Select Security Risks -> Set First action to "Delete Risk".

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, Protection Technology -> Select Auto-Protect -> Select the Actions tab -> Under Actions -> Select Security Risks -> Ensure First action is set to "Delete Risk".

Criteria: If First action is not set to "Delete Risk", this is a finding.

On the client machine, use the Windows Registry Editor to navigate to the following key:
32 bit:
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Symantec\Symantec Endpoint Protection\AV\Storages\Filesystem\RealTimeScan\Expanded
64 bit:
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Symantec\Symantec Endpoint Protection\AV\Storages\Filesystem\RealTimeScan\Expanded

Criteria: If the value of "FirstAction" is not 3, this is a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-42662

Documentable

False

Rule Version

DTASEP041

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, Protection Technology -> Select Auto-Protect -> Select the Actions tab -> Under Actions -> Select Security Risks -> Ensure First action is set to "Delete Risk".

Criteria: If First action is not set to "Delete Risk", this is a finding.

On the client machine, use the Windows Registry Editor to navigate to the following key:
32 bit:
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Symantec\Symantec Endpoint Protection\AV\Storages\Filesystem\RealTimeScan\Expanded
64 bit:
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Symantec\Symantec Endpoint Protection\AV\Storages\Filesystem\RealTimeScan\Expanded

Criteria: If the value of "FirstAction" is not 3, this is a finding.

Check Content Reference

M

Target Key

2566

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