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 General Settings must be configured to prevent users from removing messages from the list.

DISA Rule

SV-56370r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-6470

Group Title

DTAM005-McAfee VirusScan remove messages

Rule Version

DTAM005

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 on Task->On-Access Scanner Properties.
Select the General Settings.

Under the Messages tab, locate the "Actions available to user:" label. Uncheck the "Remove messages from the list" option.

Click OK to Save.

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 Messages tab, locate the "Actions available to user:" label. Ensure the "Remove messages from the list" option is NOT selected.

Criteria: If the "Remove messages from the list" option is NOT selected, this is not 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\On Access Scanner\McShield\Configuration

Criteria: If the value of Alert_UsersCanRemove is 0, this is not a finding. If the value is 1, this is a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-6470

Documentable

False

Rule Version

DTAM005

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 Messages tab, locate the "Actions available to user:" label. Ensure the "Remove messages from the list" option is NOT selected.

Criteria: If the "Remove messages from the list" option is NOT selected, this is not 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\On Access Scanner\McShield\Configuration

Criteria: If the value of Alert_UsersCanRemove is 0, this is not a finding. If the value is 1, this is a finding.

Check Content Reference

M

Responsibility

System Administrator

Target Key

605

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