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Users ability to download iOS applications must be disabled.


Finding ID Version Rule ID IA Controls Severity
V-25013 WIR-MOS-iOS-G-020 SV-30798r3_rule ECWN-1 ECLP-1 Medium
Application download must be disabled so that unauthorized applications are not installed on DoD-managed iOS devices. Unauthorized apps may contain malware or may modify the security baseline of the device. This could lead to the exposure of sensitive DoD data.
Apple iOS6 Security Technical Implementation Guide 2014-10-07


Check Text ( C-31216r7_chk )
1. Make a list of all iOS security policies listed on the MDM server that have been assigned to iOS devices and review each policy.
2. Select each security policy iOS devices are assigned to and, in turn, verify the required settings are in the policy. Verify “Allow installing apps” is disabled or not checked.

Mark as a finding if the required rule is not set up on the MDM.

Note: If there is a finding, note the name of the policy in the Findings Details section in VMS/Component Provided Tracking Database.
Fix Text (F-27664r4_fix)
On the MDM server, set “Allow installing apps” to disabled (unchecked).