STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1 Local Client Antivirus STIG Version: 1 Release: 4 Benchmark Date: 24 Jul 2015: The Symantec Endpoint Protection client Tamper Protection must be configured to block attempts to tamper with or shut down the client.

DISA Rule

SV-55397r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-42669

Group Title

DTASEP005

Rule Version

DTASEP005

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

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 Client Management -> Select Configure Settings -> Under the Tamper Protection tab -> Select "Protect Symantec security software from being tampered with or shut down".

Check Contents

GUI 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 Client Management -> Select Configure Settings -> Under the Tamper Protection tab -> Ensure "Protect Symantec security software from being tampered with or shut down" is selected.

Criteria: If "Protect Symantec security software from being tampered with or shut down" is not selected, this is a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-42669

Documentable

False

Rule Version

DTASEP005

Severity Override Guidance

GUI 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 Client Management -> Select Configure Settings -> Under the Tamper Protection tab -> Ensure "Protect Symantec security software from being tampered with or shut down" is selected.

Criteria: If "Protect Symantec security software from being tampered with or shut down" is not selected, this is a finding.

Check Content Reference

M

Target Key

625

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