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Samsung Android must be configured to disable the Share Via List feature.


Finding ID Version Rule ID IA Controls Severity
V-93607 KNOX-09-000775 SV-103693r1_rule Medium
e Share Via List feature allows the transfer of data between nearby Samsung devices via Android Beam, Wi-Fi Direct, Link Sharing, and Share to Device. If sharing were enabled, sensitive DoD data could be compromised. SFR ID: FMT_SMF_EXT.1.1 #47
Samsung Android OS 9 with Knox 3.x COBO Use Case KPE(Legacy) Deployment Security Technical Implementation Guide 2020-06-09


Check Text ( C-92923r1_chk )
Review device configuration settings to confirm that Share Via List is disallowed.

This procedure is performed on both the MDM Administration console and the Samsung Android device.

On the MDM console, for the device, in the "Knox restrictions" group, verify that "disallow share via list" is selected.

On the Samsung Android device, in the device, attempt to share by long pressing a file and tapping "Share".

If on the MDM console "disallow share via list" is not selected, or on the Samsung Android device the user is able to share, this is a finding.
Fix Text (F-99851r1_fix)
Configure Samsung Android to disallow Share Via List.

On the MDM console, for the device, in the "Knox restrictions" group, select "disallow share via list".

Note: Disabling "share via list" will also disable functionality such as "Gallery Sharing" and "Direct Sharing".