DoD STIGs – V-32257


Title: Applications scanning for malicious code must scan all media used for system maintenance prior to use.

Vulnerability ID: V-32257


IA Controls: None

Severity: medium

Description: There are security-related issues arising from software brought into the information system specifically for diagnostic and repair actions. (e.g., a software packet sniffer installed on a system in order to troubleshoot system traffic, or a vendor installing or running a diagnostic application in order to troubleshoot an issue with a vendor supported system).

This requirement ensures the media containing the application is scanned for malicious code prior to use.

Databases are not responsible for scanning for malicious code. This requirement is NA for databases.

Check Text: This check is NA for databases.

Fix Text: This fix is NA for databases.


Interpreting V-32257:

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