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BlackBerry PlayBook OS versions no longer supported by the manufacturer or vendor must not be installed on a device.


Finding ID Version Rule ID IA Controls Severity
V-53891 PB21-00-000000 SV-68129r1_rule High
Unsupported versions of the operating system do not contain new security-related features and security patches that address known vulnerabilities. Software or hardware no longer supported by the manufacturer or vendor are not maintained or updated for current vulnerabilities leaving them open to potential attack.
BlackBerry Playbook OS (NEA mode) Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG) 2014-08-25


Check Text ( C-54741r2_chk )
Manufacturer support for BlackBerry Playbook tablets ended April 2014. If BlackBerry Playbook tablets are in use, this is a finding.
Fix Text (F-58741r2_fix)
Replace the BlackBerry PlayBook with an approved device.