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 All Processes settings must be configured to use only one scanning policy for all processes, unless the use of Low-Risk Processes/High-Risk Processes has been documented with, and approved by, the IAO/IAM.

DISA Rule

SV-56410r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-14622

Group Title

DTAM100-McAfee VirusScan scan default values

Rule Version

DTAM100

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 All Processes.

Under the Processes tab, select the "Configure one scanning policy for all processes" option.

Click OK to Save.

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Access the local VirusScan console by clicking Start->All Programs->McAfee->VirusScan Console.
On the menu bar, click Task->On-Access Scanner Properties.
Select All Processes.

Under the Processes tab, ensure the "Configure one scanning policy for all processes" is selected.

Criteria: If the "Configure one scanning policy for all processes" option is selected, this is not a finding.
If the "Configure one scanning policy for all processes" option is not selected, and the use of Low-Risk Processes/High-Risk processes has been documented with, and approved by, the IAO/IAM, this is not a finding.
If the "Configure one scanning policy for all processes" option is not selected, and the use of Low-Risk Processes/High-Risk processes has not been documented/approved by the IAO/IAM, this is 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 OnlyUseDefaultConfig is 1, this is not a finding.
If the value is 0 and the use of Low-Risk Processes/High-Risk processes has not been documented and approved by the IAO/IAM, this is a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-14622

Documentable

False

Rule Version

DTAM100

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 All Processes.

Under the Processes tab, ensure the "Configure one scanning policy for all processes" is selected.

Criteria: If the "Configure one scanning policy for all processes" option is selected, this is not a finding.
If the "Configure one scanning policy for all processes" option is not selected, and the use of Low-Risk Processes/High-Risk processes has been documented with, and approved by, the IAO/IAM, this is not a finding.
If the "Configure one scanning policy for all processes" option is not selected, and the use of Low-Risk Processes/High-Risk processes has not been documented/approved by the IAO/IAM, this is 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 OnlyUseDefaultConfig is 1, this is not a finding.
If the value is 0 and the use of Low-Risk Processes/High-Risk processes has not been documented and approved by the IAO/IAM, this is a finding.

Check Content Reference

M

Responsibility

Information Assurance Officer

Target Key

605

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