STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: Samsung Android OS 8 with Knox 3.x COPE Use Case Security Technical Implementation Guide Version: 1 Release: 4 Benchmark Date: 25 Oct 2019: Samsung Android 8 with Knox must implement the management setting: Configure CONTAINER application install blacklist.

DISA Rule

SV-94979r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-80275

Group Title

PP-MDF-991000

Rule Version

KNOX-08-001100

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Configure Samsung Android 8 with Knox to Blacklist CONTAINER Application Install.

On the MDM console, do the following:
1. Add all package names by wildcard (".*") to the "Package Name Blacklist" setting in the "Android Knox CONTAINER >> CONTAINER Application" rule.
2. Add all digital signatures by wildcard (".*") to the "Signature Blacklist" setting in the "Android Knox CONTAINER >> CONTAINER Application" rule.

Check Contents

Review Samsung Android 8 with Knox configuration settings to determine if the mobile device is configured to Blacklist CONTAINER Application Install.

This validation procedure is performed on both the MDM Administration Console and the Samsung Android 8 with Knox device.

On the MDM console, do the following:
1. Ask the MDM Administrator to display the "Package Name Blacklist" setting in the "Android Knox CONTAINER >> CONTAINER Application" rule.
2. Verify the setting is configured to all package names (specified by the wildcard string ".*").
3. Ask the MDM Administrator to display the "Signature Blacklist" setting in the "Android Knox CONTAINER >> CONTAINER Application" rule.
4. Verify the setting is configured to all digital signatures (specified by the wildcard string ".*").

On the Samsung Android 8 with Knox device, do the following:
1. Attempt to install any application that has not been whitelisted for installation by either package name or digital signature.
2. Verify that the application is blocked from being installed.

If the MDM console "Package Name Blacklist" or "Signature Blacklist" is not set to include all entries or on the Samsung Android 8 with Knox device, the user is able to install the application, this is a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-80275

Documentable

False

Rule Version

KNOX-08-001100

Severity Override Guidance

Review Samsung Android 8 with Knox configuration settings to determine if the mobile device is configured to Blacklist CONTAINER Application Install.

This validation procedure is performed on both the MDM Administration Console and the Samsung Android 8 with Knox device.

On the MDM console, do the following:
1. Ask the MDM Administrator to display the "Package Name Blacklist" setting in the "Android Knox CONTAINER >> CONTAINER Application" rule.
2. Verify the setting is configured to all package names (specified by the wildcard string ".*").
3. Ask the MDM Administrator to display the "Signature Blacklist" setting in the "Android Knox CONTAINER >> CONTAINER Application" rule.
4. Verify the setting is configured to all digital signatures (specified by the wildcard string ".*").

On the Samsung Android 8 with Knox device, do the following:
1. Attempt to install any application that has not been whitelisted for installation by either package name or digital signature.
2. Verify that the application is blocked from being installed.

If the MDM console "Package Name Blacklist" or "Signature Blacklist" is not set to include all entries or on the Samsung Android 8 with Knox device, the user is able to install the application, this is a finding.

Check Content Reference

M

Target Key

3367

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