STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: McAfee VSEL 1.9/2.0 Local Client Security Technical Implementation Guide Version: 1 Release: 5 Benchmark Date: 25 Oct 2019: The McAfee VirusScan Enterprise for Linux 1.9.x/2.0.x On-Demand scanner must be configured to decompress archives when scanning.

DISA Rule

SV-77601r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-63111

Group Title

SRG-APP-000277

Rule Version

DTAVSEL-101

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

From a desktop browser window, connect to the McAfee VirusScan Enterprise for Linux (VSEL) Monitor (WEB interface) of the Linux system being reviewed and logon with the nails user account.

In the VSEL WEB Monitor, review tasks under "View", "Scheduled Tasks".
With the System Administrator's assistance, determine which task is intended as the regularly scheduled scan task.
Click on the task, and then click "Modify".
Under "2. What to Scan", click "Next".
Under "3. Choose Scan Settings", "Anti-virus Scanning Options", select the "Decompress archives" check box, click "Next", and then click "Finish".

Check Contents

From a desktop browser window, connect to the McAfee VirusScan Enterprise for Linux (VSEL) Monitor (WEB interface) of the Linux system being reviewed and logon with the nails user account.

In the VSEL WEB Monitor, review tasks under "View", "Scheduled Tasks".
With the System Administrator's assistance, determine which task is intended as the regularly scheduled scan task.
Click on the task, and then click "Modify".
Under "2. What to Scan", click "Next".
Under "3. Choose Scan Settings", "Anti-virus Scanning Options", verify the "Decompress archives" check box has been selected.

If the "Decompress archives" check box has not been selected, this is a finding.

To validate without the Web interface, access the Linux system being reviewed, either at the console or by a SSH connection.
At the command line, navigate to /var/opt/NAI/LinuxShield/etc.
Enter the command "grep "ODS.decompArchive" ods.cfg"

If the response given for "nailsd.profile.ODS.decompArchive" is not "true", this is a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-63111

Documentable

False

Rule Version

DTAVSEL-101

Severity Override Guidance

From a desktop browser window, connect to the McAfee VirusScan Enterprise for Linux (VSEL) Monitor (WEB interface) of the Linux system being reviewed and logon with the nails user account.

In the VSEL WEB Monitor, review tasks under "View", "Scheduled Tasks".
With the System Administrator's assistance, determine which task is intended as the regularly scheduled scan task.
Click on the task, and then click "Modify".
Under "2. What to Scan", click "Next".
Under "3. Choose Scan Settings", "Anti-virus Scanning Options", verify the "Decompress archives" check box has been selected.

If the "Decompress archives" check box has not been selected, this is a finding.

To validate without the Web interface, access the Linux system being reviewed, either at the console or by a SSH connection.
At the command line, navigate to /var/opt/NAI/LinuxShield/etc.
Enter the command "grep "ODS.decompArchive" ods.cfg"

If the response given for "nailsd.profile.ODS.decompArchive" is not "true", this is a finding.

Check Content Reference

M

Target Key

2941

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