DoD STIGs – V-32513


Title: Applications designed to enforce policy pertaining to the use of mobile code must prevent the automatic execution of mobile code in organization defined software applications and require organization defined actions prior to executing the code.

Vulnerability ID: V-32513


IA Controls: None

Severity: medium

Description: Decisions regarding the employment of mobile code within organizational information systems are based on the potential for the code to cause damage to the system if used maliciously.

Mobile code technologies include: Java, JavaScript, ActiveX, PDF, Postscript, Shockwave movies, Flash animations, and VBScript.

Usage restrictions and implementation guidance apply to both the selection and use of mobile code installed on organizational servers and mobile code downloaded and executed on individual workstations.

Organization defined software may be a specific application, web site or web sites in general. Organization defined actions include, but are not limited to, alerts to the user, logging actions, a centralized alarm, or any combination thereof.

This requirement is specific to applications designed to enforce policy pertaining to the use of mobile code. This requirement is NA for databases.

Check Text: This check is NA for databases.

Fix Text: This fix is NA for databases.


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