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 must be configured to disable Nearby devices.

DISA Rule

SV-84261r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-69639

Group Title

PP-MDF-991000

Rule Version

KNOX-35-023500

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Configure the mobile operating system to disable "Nearby devices".

Note: Most carriers have removed this feature. If the feature is not present as described, this requirement is Not Applicable (NA).

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This validation procedure is performed on the Samsung KNOX for Android device.

On the Samsung KNOX for Android device:
1. Open the device settings.
2. Select "More connection settings".
3. Select "Nearby devices".
4. Verify this is disabled.

If the setting is enabled and cannot be disabled, this is a finding.

Note: This setting cannot be managed by the MDM administrator and is a User Based Enforcement (UBE) requirement.

Vulnerability Number

V-69639

Documentable

False

Rule Version

KNOX-35-023500

Severity Override Guidance

This validation procedure is performed on the Samsung KNOX for Android device.

On the Samsung KNOX for Android device:
1. Open the device settings.
2. Select "More connection settings".
3. Select "Nearby devices".
4. Verify this is disabled.

If the setting is enabled and cannot be disabled, this is a finding.

Note: This setting cannot be managed by the MDM administrator and is a User Based Enforcement (UBE) requirement.

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Target Key

3083

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