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 container must be configured to implement the user-based enforcement setting: disable Samsung Account.

DISA Rule

SV-70415r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-56161

Group Title

PP-MDF-991000

Rule Version

KNOX-39-021400

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Configure the mobile operating system to disable Samsung Account in the container.

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

On the Samsung Knox for Android device:
1. Open the Knox Container.
2. Open Settings.
3. Select "Accounts".
4. 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-56161

Documentable

False

Rule Version

KNOX-39-021400

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 Knox Container -> Container Application" rule.
2. Verify the setting includes the Samsung Account application.

On the Samsung Knox for Android device:
1. Open the Knox Container.
2. Open Settings.
3. Select "Accounts".
4. 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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