DoD STIGs – V-32577


Title: The application must prevent non-privileged users from circumventing malicious code protection capabilities.

Vulnerability ID: V-32577


IA Controls: None

Severity: medium

Description: Malicious code protection software must be protected to prevent a non-privileged user or malicious piece of software from disabling the protection mechanism. A common tactic of malware is to identify the type of malicious code protection software running on the system and deactivate it. Malicious code includes viruses, worms, Trojan horses, and Spyware.

Examples include the capability for non-administrative users to turn off or otherwise disable anti-virus.

This requirement is specific to applications providing malicious code protection. This requirement is NA for databases.

Check Text: This check is NA for databases.

Fix Text: This fix is NA for databases.


Interpreting V-32577:

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