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 disable USB mass storage mode.

DISA Rule

SV-91249r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-76553

Group Title

PP-MDF-301210

Rule Version

KNOX-07-004500

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Configure the Samsung Android 7 with Knox to disable USB mass storage mode.

On the MDM console, select the "Disable USB Media Player" checkbox in the "Android Restrictions" rule.

Check Contents

Review Samsung Android 7 with Knox configuration settings to determine if the mobile device has a USB mass storage mode and whether it has been disabled.

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 "Disable USB Media Player" checkbox in the "Android Restrictions" rule.
2. Verify the "Disable USB Media Player" checkbox is selected.

Note: Disabling USB Media Player will also disable USB MTP, USB mass storage, USB vendor protocol (Smart Switch, KIES).

On the Samsung Android 7 with Knox device, connect the device to a PC USB connection.

Note: Do not use a DoD network-managed PC for this test!

On the PC:
Verify the device is not shown in the PC finder.

If the MDM console "Disable USB Media Player" is not set to disable USB mass storage mode or with the Samsung Android 7 with Knox device, it is shown as a USB mass storage device on the PC, this is a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-76553

Documentable

False

Rule Version

KNOX-07-004500

Severity Override Guidance

Review Samsung Android 7 with Knox configuration settings to determine if the mobile device has a USB mass storage mode and whether it has been disabled.

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 "Disable USB Media Player" checkbox in the "Android Restrictions" rule.
2. Verify the "Disable USB Media Player" checkbox is selected.

Note: Disabling USB Media Player will also disable USB MTP, USB mass storage, USB vendor protocol (Smart Switch, KIES).

On the Samsung Android 7 with Knox device, connect the device to a PC USB connection.

Note: Do not use a DoD network-managed PC for this test!

On the PC:
Verify the device is not shown in the PC finder.

If the MDM console "Disable USB Media Player" is not set to disable USB mass storage mode or with the Samsung Android 7 with Knox device, it is shown as a USB mass storage device on the PC, this is a finding.

Check Content Reference

M

Target Key

3253

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