STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: Samsung Android OS 7 with Knox 2.x Security Technical Implementation Guide Version: 1 Release: 6 Benchmark Date: 25 Oct 2019: The Samsung Android 7 with Knox must be configured to enforce a minimum password length of six characters.

DISA Rule

SV-91211r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-76515

Group Title

PP-MDF-301010

Rule Version

KNOX-07-000100

Severity

CAT III

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Configure the Samsung Android 7 with Knox to enforce a minimum password length of six characters.

On the MDM console, set the "Minimum Length" value to "6" or greater in the "Android Password Restrictions" rule.

Note: When device encryption is enabled (always enabled by the DoD configuration), Samsung Android 7 with Knox automatically enforces a minimum length of "6".

Check Contents

Review Samsung Android 7 with Knox configuration settings to determine if the mobile device is enforcing a minimum password length of six characters.

This validation procedure is performed on both the MDM Administration Console and the Samsung Android 7 with Knox device.

On the MDM console, do the following:
1. Ask the MDM administrator to display the "Minimum Length" setting in the "Android Password Restrictions" rule.
2. Verify the value of the setting is set to six or more characters.

On the Samsung Android 7 with Knox device, do the following:
1. Open the device settings.
2. Select "Lock screen and security".
3. Select "Screen lock type".
4. Enter current password.
5. Select "Password".
6. Attempt to enter a password with fewer characters than six characters.
7. Verify the password is not accepted.

If the MDM console "Minimum Length" setting is not set to six characters or more or on the Samsung Android 7 with Knox device, a password of less than six characters is accepted, this is a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-76515

Documentable

False

Rule Version

KNOX-07-000100

Severity Override Guidance

Review Samsung Android 7 with Knox configuration settings to determine if the mobile device is enforcing a minimum password length of six characters.

This validation procedure is performed on both the MDM Administration Console and the Samsung Android 7 with Knox device.

On the MDM console, do the following:
1. Ask the MDM administrator to display the "Minimum Length" setting in the "Android Password Restrictions" rule.
2. Verify the value of the setting is set to six or more characters.

On the Samsung Android 7 with Knox device, do the following:
1. Open the device settings.
2. Select "Lock screen and security".
3. Select "Screen lock type".
4. Enter current password.
5. Select "Password".
6. Attempt to enter a password with fewer characters than six characters.
7. Verify the password is not accepted.

If the MDM console "Minimum Length" setting is not set to six characters or more or on the Samsung Android 7 with Knox device, a password of less than six characters is accepted, this is a finding.

Check Content Reference

M

Target Key

3253

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