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V-98937

Google Android 10 must be configured to disable Bluetooth or configured via User Based Enforcement (UBE) to allow Bluetooth for only Headset Profile (HSP), HandsFree Profile (HFP), and Serial Port Profile (SPP).

Finding ID
GOOG-10-001400
Rule ID
SV-108041r1_rule
Severity
Cat III
CCE
(None)
Group Title
PP-MDF-301110
CCI
CCI-001761
Target Key
(None)
Documentable
No
Discussion

Some Bluetooth profiles provide the capability for remote transfer of sensitive DoD data without encryption or otherwise do not meet DoD IT security policies and therefore should be disabled. SFR ID: FMT_SMF_EXT.1.1 #18h

Fix Text

Configure the Google Android device to disable Bluetooth or if the AO has approved the use of Bluetooth (for example, for car hands-free use), train the user to connect to only authorized Bluetooth devices using only HSP, HFP, or SPP Bluetooth capable devices (User Based Enforcement [UBE]). To disable Bluetooth use the following procedure: On the MDM Console: 1. Open restrictions section. 2. Toggle "Disallow Bluetooth" to on. The user training requirement is satisfied in requirement GOOG-10-008700.

Check Content

Determine if the AO has approved the use of Bluetooth at the site. If the AO has not approved the use of Bluetooth, verify Bluetooth has been disabled: On the MDM console, do the following: 1. Open restrictions Section. 2. Ensure "Disallow Bluetooth" is set. On the Android 10 device, do the following: 1. Go to Settings >> Connected Devices >> Connection Preferences >> Bluetooth. 2. Ensure that it is set to Off and cannot be toggled to On. If the AO has approved the use of Bluetooth, on the Google Android 10 device do the following: 1. Go to Settings >> Connected Devices. 2. Verify only approved Bluetooth connected devices using approved profiles are listed. If the AO has not approved the use of Bluetooth, and Bluetooth use is not disabled via an MDM managed device policy, this is a finding. If the AO has approved the use of Bluetooth, and Bluetooth devices using unauthorized Bluetooth profiles are listed on the device under "Connected devices", this is a finding.