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 actions, When a threat is found must be configured to clean files automatically as first action.

DISA Rule

SV-56427r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-14630

Group Title

DTAM110-McAfee VirusScan process primary action

Rule Version

DTAM110

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 Actions tab, locate the "When a threat is found:" label. For the "Perform this action first:" pull down menu, select "Clean files automatically".

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 All Processes.

Under the Actions tab, locate the "When a threat is found:" label. Ensure for the "Perform this action first:" pull down menu, "Clean files automatically" is selected.

Criteria: If "Clean files automatically" is selected from "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\On Access Scanner\McShield\Configuration\Default

Criteria: If the uAction does not have a value of 5, this is a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-14630

Documentable

False

Rule Version

DTAM110

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 Actions tab, locate the "When a threat is found:" label. Ensure for the "Perform this action first:" pull down menu, "Clean files automatically" is selected.

Criteria: If "Clean files automatically" is selected from "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\On Access Scanner\McShield\Configuration\Default

Criteria: If the uAction does not have a value of 5, this is a finding.

Check Content Reference

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Responsibility

Information Assurance Officer

Target Key

605

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