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 implement the management setting: Disable USB host storage.

DISA Rule

SV-91277r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-76581

Group Title

PP-MDF-991000

Rule Version

KNOX-07-012600

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

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

On the MDM console, deselect the "Allow USB host storage" checkbox in the "Android Restrictions" rule.

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Review Samsung Android 7 with Knox configuration settings to determine if the mobile device is configured to disable USB host storage.

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 USB host storage" 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. Connect a Micro USB to USB OTG adaptor to the device.
2. Connect a USB thumb drive to the adaptor.
3. Verify the device cannot access the USB thumb drive.

If the MDM console "Allow USB host storage" checkbox is selected or on the Samsung Android 7 with Knox device the user is able to access the USB thumb drive from the device, this is a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-76581

Documentable

False

Rule Version

KNOX-07-012600

Severity Override Guidance

Review Samsung Android 7 with Knox configuration settings to determine if the mobile device is configured to disable USB host storage.

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 USB host storage" 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. Connect a Micro USB to USB OTG adaptor to the device.
2. Connect a USB thumb drive to the adaptor.
3. Verify the device cannot access the USB thumb drive.

If the MDM console "Allow USB host storage" checkbox is selected or on the Samsung Android 7 with Knox device the user is able to access the USB thumb drive from the device, this is a finding.

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M

Target Key

3253

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