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 Global Settings Bloodhound heuristic technology must be enabled.

DISA Rule

SV-55416r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-42688

Group Title

DTASEP024

Rule Version

DTASEP024

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 Virus and Spyware Protection -> Select Configure Settings -> Under the Global Settings tab -> Under Scan Options -> Select "Enable Bloodhound heuristic virus detection".

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 Virus and Spyware Protection -> Select Configure Settings -> Under the Global Settings tab -> Under Scan Options -> Ensure "Enable Bloodhound heuristic virus detection" is selected.

Criteria: If "Enable Bloodhound heuristic virus detection" is not selected, this is a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-42688

Documentable

False

Rule Version

DTASEP024

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 Virus and Spyware Protection -> Select Configure Settings -> Under the Global Settings tab -> Under Scan Options -> Ensure "Enable Bloodhound heuristic virus detection" is selected.

Criteria: If "Enable Bloodhound heuristic virus detection" is not selected, this is a finding.

Check Content Reference

M

Target Key

625

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