STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: McAfee VirusScan 8.8 Local Client STIG Version: 5 Release: 16 Benchmark Date: 27 Jul 2018: McAfee VirusScan On Delivery Email Scanner Properties must be configured to clean attachments as the first action for When an unwanted program is found.

DISA Rule

SV-56394r2_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-14652

Group Title

DTAM039-McAfee VirusScan unwanted programs action

Rule Version

DTAM039

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Access the local VirusScan console by clicking Start >> All Programs >> McAfee >> VirusScan Console.
Under the Task column, select the On-Delivery Email Scanner Option, right-click, and select Properties.

Under the Actions tab, locate the "When an unwanted attachment is found:" label. From the "Perform this action first:" pull down menu, select "Clean attachments".

Click OK to Save.

Check Contents

Note: If an email client is not running on this system, this check can be marked as Not Applicable.

Access the local VirusScan console by clicking Start >> All Programs >> McAfee >> VirusScan Console.
Under the Task column, select the On-Delivery Email Scanner Option, right-click, and select Properties.

Under the Actions tab, locate the "When an unwanted attachment is found:" label. Ensure for the "Perform this action first:" pull down menu, "Clean attachments" is selected.

Criteria: If "Clean attachments" is selected for "Perform this action first", 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\Email Scanner\Outlook\OnDelivery\ActionOptions

Criteria: If the value for uAction_Program is not 5, this is a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-14652

Documentable

False

Rule Version

DTAM039

Severity Override Guidance

Note: If an email client is not running on this system, this check can be marked as Not Applicable.

Access the local VirusScan console by clicking Start >> All Programs >> McAfee >> VirusScan Console.
Under the Task column, select the On-Delivery Email Scanner Option, right-click, and select Properties.

Under the Actions tab, locate the "When an unwanted attachment is found:" label. Ensure for the "Perform this action first:" pull down menu, "Clean attachments" is selected.

Criteria: If "Clean attachments" is selected for "Perform this action first", 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\Email Scanner\Outlook\OnDelivery\ActionOptions

Criteria: If the value for uAction_Program is not 5, this is a finding.

Check Content Reference

M

Responsibility

Information Assurance Officer

Target Key

605

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