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 unblock connections after a minimum of 30 minutes.

DISA Rule

SV-56406r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-14620

Group Title

DTAM092-McAfee VirusScan on-access scan blocking

Rule Version

DTAM092

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

Under the Blocking tab, locate the "Block" label. Enter a value in "Unblock connections after (minutes)" where x is set to no less than 30 minutes.

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 Blocking tab, locate the "Block" label. Ensure the "Unblock connections after (minutes)" is set to no less than 30 minutes.

Criteria: If the "Unblock connections after (minutes)" option is configured to no less than 30 minutes, 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\BehaviourBlocking

Criteria: If the value of VSIDBlockTimeout >= to HEX 1E, this is not a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-14620

Documentable

False

Rule Version

DTAM092

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 Blocking tab, locate the "Block" label. Ensure the "Unblock connections after (minutes)" is set to no less than 30 minutes.

Criteria: If the "Unblock connections after (minutes)" option is configured to no less than 30 minutes, 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\BehaviourBlocking

Criteria: If the value of VSIDBlockTimeout >= to HEX 1E, this is not a finding.

Check Content Reference

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Responsibility

Information Assurance Officer

Target Key

605

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