STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: Samsung Android (with Knox 2.x) STIG Version: 1 Release: 4 Benchmark Date: 22 Apr 2016: The Samsung Knox for Android platform must be configured to implement the management setting: disable USB host storage.

DISA Rule

SV-70339r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-56085

Group Title

PP-MDF-991000

Rule Version

KNOX-35-021600

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Configure the mobile operating system to disable USB host storage.

On the MDM Administration Console, disable the "USB host storage" setting in the "Android Restrictions" rule.

Check Contents

This validation procedure is performed on both the MDM Administration Console and the Samsung Knox for Android device.

Check whether the appropriate setting is configured on the MDM Administration Console:
1. Ask the MDM administrator to display the "USB host storage" setting in the "Android Restrictions" rule.
2. Verify the setting is disabled.

On the Samsung Knox for Android device:
1. Connect a Micro USB to USB OTG adaptor to the device.
2. Connect a USB thumb drive to the adaptor.
3. Verify the device cannot access the USB thumb drive.

If the "USB host storage" configuration in the MDM console is enabled, or if the user is able to access the USB thumb drive from the device, this is a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-56085

Documentable

False

Rule Version

KNOX-35-021600

Severity Override Guidance

This validation procedure is performed on both the MDM Administration Console and the Samsung Knox for Android device.

Check whether the appropriate setting is configured on the MDM Administration Console:
1. Ask the MDM administrator to display the "USB host storage" setting in the "Android Restrictions" rule.
2. Verify the setting is disabled.

On the Samsung Knox for Android device:
1. Connect a Micro USB to USB OTG adaptor to the device.
2. Connect a USB thumb drive to the adaptor.
3. Verify the device cannot access the USB thumb drive.

If the "USB host storage" configuration in the MDM console is enabled, or if the user is able to access the USB thumb drive from the device, this is a finding.

Check Content Reference

M

Target Key

2699

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