DTAVSEL-017 - The McAfee VirusScan Enterprise for Linux 1.9.x/2.0.x On-Access scanner must be configured to deny access to the file if an error occurs during scanning.
Anti-virus software is the most commonly used technical control for malware threat mitigation. Real-time scanning of files as they are read from disk is a crucial first line of defense from malware attacks.
From a desktop browser window, connect to the McAfee VirusScan Enterprise for Linux (VSEL) Monitor (WEB interface) of the Linux system being reviewed and logon with the nails user account. In the VSEL WEB Monitor, under 'Configure', select 'On-Access Settings'. Under 'Anti-virus Actions', select the 'Block' radio button for 'Action if an error occurs during scanning'. Click 'Apply'.