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The smartphone passcode history setting must be set.


Finding ID Version Rule ID IA Controls Severity
V-25018 WIR-MOS-AND-G-015 SV-35041r1_rule IAIA-1 Low
The password/passcode would be more susceptible to compromise if the user can select frequently used passwords/passcodes.
Android 2.2 (Dell) Security Technical Implementation Guide 2014-08-26


Check Text ( C-34912r1_chk )
This is a Good security policy set check. Recommend all checks related to Good security policy set rules be reviewed using the following procedure.

1. Make a list of all Good security policy sets assigned to smartphone user accounts on the Good server using the following procedure:

-Have the SA identify any non STIG-compliant policy sets and STIG-compliant policy sets on the server.
--Log into the Good Mobile Control console.
--Click on the Policies tab.
--View all policy set on the server.

-Note: STIG-compliant policy sets should be identified as such in the policy title, for example, STIG_Android_Policy_Set. It is recommended all non STIG-compliant policy sets be deleted.

2. Select each policy set users are assigned to, and in turn, verify the required settings are in the policy set.

Note: If there is a finding, note the name of the non STIG-compliant policy set in the Findings Details section in VMS/Component Provided Tracking Database.

-Launch the Good Mobile Control Web console and click on the Policies tab.
-Select the policy set for the Android devices and click on Android Configuration on the left side.

-Click the Passcode tab.
-Verify Passcode history is set to 3 or more.

Mark as a finding if configuration is not set as required.
Fix Text (F-27689r4_fix)
Set the mobile device passcode history setting to 3 or more if the DAA requires this setting.