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 backup of [all applications, configuration data] to remote systems: Deselect Allow Google Backup.

DISA Rule

SV-91253r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-76557

Group Title

PP-MDF-301230

Rule Version

KNOX-07-004900

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Configure the Samsung Android 7 with Knox to disable backup to remote systems (including commercial clouds).

On the MDM console, do the following: Deselect the "Allow Google Backup" checkbox in the "Android Restrictions" rule.

Check Contents

Review Samsung Android 7 with Knox configuration settings to determine if the capability to back up to a remote system 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 "Allow Google Backup" checkbox in the "Android Restrictions" rule.
2. Verify the checkbox is not selected.

On the Samsung Android 7 with Knox device, do the following:
1. Open the device settings.
2. Select "Backup and reset" under the Google account section.
3. Verify "Back up my data" is disabled and cannot be enabled.

If the MDM console "Allow Google Backup" checkbox is selected, or on the Samsung Android 7 with Knox device, the user can enable "Back up my data", this is a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-76557

Documentable

False

Rule Version

KNOX-07-004900

Severity Override Guidance

Review Samsung Android 7 with Knox configuration settings to determine if the capability to back up to a remote system 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 "Allow Google Backup" checkbox in the "Android Restrictions" rule.
2. Verify the checkbox is not selected.

On the Samsung Android 7 with Knox device, do the following:
1. Open the device settings.
2. Select "Backup and reset" under the Google account section.
3. Verify "Back up my data" is disabled and cannot be enabled.

If the MDM console "Allow Google Backup" checkbox is selected, or on the Samsung Android 7 with Knox device, the user can enable "Back up my data", this is a finding.

Check Content Reference

M

Target Key

3253

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