STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: Samsung Android OS 5 with Knox 2.0 Security Technical Implementation Guide Version: 1 Release: 4 Benchmark Date: 26 Apr 2019: The Samsung Knox for Android platform must not allow backup to locally connected systems.

DISA Rule

SV-75693r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-61213

Group Title

PP-MDF-201017

Rule Version

KNOX-35-024200

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Configure the MOS to disable backup to locally connected systems.

Configure the mobile operating system to disable USB KIES.

On the MDM Administration Console, select the "Disable USB Media Player" check box in the "Android Restrictions" rule.

Note: Disabling USB Media Player will also disable USB MTP, USB mass storage, USB vendor protocol (KIES).

Check Contents

This validation procedure is performed on both the MDM Administration Console and the PC.

Check whether the appropriate setting is configured on the MDM Administration Console:
1. Ask the MDM administrator to display the "Disable USB Media Player" check box in the "Android Restrictions" rule.
2. Verify the "Disable USB Media Player" check box is selected.

Note: Disabling USB Media Player will also disable USB MTP, USB mass storage, USB vendor protocol (KIES).

On the Samsung Knox for Android device:
1. Connect the device to a PC USB connection.

Note: Do not use a DoD network-managed PC for this test!

On the PC:
1. Install and launch Samsung KIES on the PC.
2. Verify the device does not connect with the Samsung KIES program.

If the specified setting is not set to the appropriate value, or if the device is connects with the Samsung KIES program, this is a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-61213

Documentable

False

Rule Version

KNOX-35-024200

Severity Override Guidance

This validation procedure is performed on both the MDM Administration Console and the PC.

Check whether the appropriate setting is configured on the MDM Administration Console:
1. Ask the MDM administrator to display the "Disable USB Media Player" check box in the "Android Restrictions" rule.
2. Verify the "Disable USB Media Player" check box is selected.

Note: Disabling USB Media Player will also disable USB MTP, USB mass storage, USB vendor protocol (KIES).

On the Samsung Knox for Android device:
1. Connect the device to a PC USB connection.

Note: Do not use a DoD network-managed PC for this test!

On the PC:
1. Install and launch Samsung KIES on the PC.
2. Verify the device does not connect with the Samsung KIES program.

If the specified setting is not set to the appropriate value, or if the device is connects with the Samsung KIES program, this is a finding.

Check Content Reference

M

Target Key

2889

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