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 user-based enforcement setting: disable Samsung Account.

DISA Rule

SV-70363r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-56109

Group Title

PP-MDF-991000

Rule Version

KNOX-35-023300

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Configure the mobile operating system to disable Samsung Account.

On the MDM Administration Console, add the Samsung Account application to the "Application disable list" setting in the "Android Application" 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 "Application disable list" setting in the "Android Application" rule.
2. Verify the setting includes the Samsung Account application.

On the Samsung Knox for Android device:
1. Open device settings.
2. Select "Accounts".
3. Attempt to add a Samsung Account.

If the "Application disable list" configuration in the MDM console does not contain the Samsung Account application, or if the user is able to successfully add a Samsung account, this is a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-56109

Documentable

False

Rule Version

KNOX-35-023300

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 "Application disable list" setting in the "Android Application" rule.
2. Verify the setting includes the Samsung Account application.

On the Samsung Knox for Android device:
1. Open device settings.
2. Select "Accounts".
3. Attempt to add a Samsung Account.

If the "Application disable list" configuration in the MDM console does not contain the Samsung Account application, or if the user is able to successfully add a Samsung account, this is a finding.

Check Content Reference

M

Target Key

2699

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