STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: Samsung Android OS 6 with KNOX 2.x Security Technical Implementation Guide Version: 1 Release: 3 Benchmark Date: 26 Apr 2019: The Samsung KNOX for Android platform whitelist must not include any pre-installed (core) applications not approved for DoD use by the Authorizing Official (AO).

DISA Rule

SV-84239r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-69617

Group Title

PP-MDF-201026

Rule Version

KNOX-35-021200

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Configure the mobile operating system application whitelist to exclude applications with the following characteristics:

- all pre-installed (core) applications not approved for DoD use by the Authorizing Official (AO).

Configure the mobile operating system to disable pre-installed applications not approved for DoD use.

On the MDM Administration Console, add all pre-installed applications not approved for DoD to the "Application disable list" setting in the "Android Applications" rule.

Note: Refer to the Supplemental document for additional information.

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 list contains all pre-installed (core) applications not approved for DoD use by the Authorizing Official (AO).

Note: Refer to the Supplemental document for additional information.

If the "Application disable list" configuration is not properly configured, or if the user is able to launch the applications on the list, this is a finding.

Note: Core applications are pre-installed on the device and include applications integrated into the Android OS by Google and applications added to the OS load by Samsung or by the carrier.

Vulnerability Number

V-69617

Documentable

False

Rule Version

KNOX-35-021200

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 list contains all pre-installed (core) applications not approved for DoD use by the Authorizing Official (AO).

Note: Refer to the Supplemental document for additional information.

If the "Application disable list" configuration is not properly configured, or if the user is able to launch the applications on the list, this is a finding.

Note: Core applications are pre-installed on the device and include applications integrated into the Android OS by Google and applications added to the OS load by Samsung or by the carrier.

Check Content Reference

M

Target Key

3083

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