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 not allow more than 10 consecutive failed authentication attempts.

DISA Rule

SV-91217r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-76521

Group Title

PP-MDF-301050

Rule Version

KNOX-07-000600

Severity

CAT III

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Configure the Samsung Android 7 with Knox to allow "10" or less consecutive failed authentication attempts.

On the MDM console, set the "Maximum Failed Attempts for wipe" to "10" or less in the "Android Password Restrictions" rule for the device unlock password.

Check Contents

Review Samsung Android 7 with Knox configuration settings to determine if the mobile device has the maximum number of consecutive failed authentication attempts at "10" or less.

This validation procedure is performed on the MDM Administration Console only.

On the MDM console, do the following:
1. Ask the MDM administrator to display the "Maximum Failed Attempts for wipe" field in the "Android Password Restrictions" rule for the device unlock password.
2. Verify the value of the setting is "10" or less.

If the MDM console "Maximum Failed Attempts for wipe" is not set to "10" or less, this is a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-76521

Documentable

False

Rule Version

KNOX-07-000600

Severity Override Guidance

Review Samsung Android 7 with Knox configuration settings to determine if the mobile device has the maximum number of consecutive failed authentication attempts at "10" or less.

This validation procedure is performed on the MDM Administration Console only.

On the MDM console, do the following:
1. Ask the MDM administrator to display the "Maximum Failed Attempts for wipe" field in the "Android Password Restrictions" rule for the device unlock password.
2. Verify the value of the setting is "10" or less.

If the MDM console "Maximum Failed Attempts for wipe" is not set to "10" or less, this is a finding.

Check Content Reference

M

Target Key

3253

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