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V-42571

McAfee VirusScan On-Delivery Email Scanner must be configured to log session summary and failure to scan encrypted files.

Finding ID
DTAM159
Rule ID
SV-55299r3_rule55299r2_rule
Severity
Cat II
CCE
(None)
Group Title
DTAM159-McAfee VirusScan Email on-delivery log session summary
CCI
CCI-000130001668
Target Key
(None)
Documentable
No
Discussion

Log management is essential to ensuring that computer security records are stored in sufficient detail for an appropriate period of time. Routine log analysis is beneficial for identifying security incidents, policy violations, fraudulent activity, and operational problems. Logs are also useful when performing auditing and forensic analysis, supporting internal investigations, establishing baselines, and identifying operational trends and long-term problems.

Fix Text

Access the local VirusScan console by clicking Start >> All Programs >> McAfee >> VirusScan Console. Under the Task column, select the On-Delivery Email Scanner Option, right-click, and select Properties”.. Under the Reports tab, locate the "What to log in addition to scanning activity:" label. Select the "Session summary" and "Failure to scan encrypted files" options. Click OK to saveSave.

Check Content

Note: If an email client is not running on this system, this check can be marked as Not Applicable. Access the local VirusScan console by clicking Start->All Programs->McAfee->VirusScan Console. Under the Task column, select the On-Delivery Email Scanner Option, right-click, and select Properties. Under the Reports tab, locate the "What to log in addition to scanning activity" label. Ensure the "Session summary", and "Failure to scan encrypted files", options are both selected. Criteria: If the "Session summary" and "Failure to scan encrypted files" options are selected, this is not a finding. On the client machine, use the Windows Registry Editor to navigate to the following key: HKLM\Software\McAfee\ (32-bit) HKLM\Software\Wow6432Node\McAfee\ (64-bit) SystemCore\VSCore\Email Scanner\Outlook\OnDelivery\ReportOptions Criteria: If the value dwLogEvent value is not “0x000001a0x120 (416288)”, or x130 (304), this is a finding. x120 (288) indicates both Session summary and Failure to scan encrypted files are selected. x130 (304) indicates Session summary, Failure to scan encrypted files, and Session settings are all selected.