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Apple iOS/iPadOS 16 must disable copy/paste of data from managed to unmanaged applications.


Finding ID Version Rule ID IA Controls Severity
V-254640 AIOS-16-014600 SV-254640r862234_rule Medium
If a user is able to configure the security setting, the user could inadvertently or maliciously set it to a value that poses unacceptable risk to DoD information systems. An adversary could exploit vulnerabilities created by the weaker configuration to compromise DoD sensitive information. SFR ID: FMT_SMF_EXT.1.1 #47
Apple iOS/iPadOS 16 Security Technical Implementation Guide 2022-10-03


Check Text ( C-58251r862174_chk )
Note: If an organization has multiple configuration profiles, the check procedure must be performed on the relevant configuration profiles applicable to the scope of the review.

In the iOS management tool, verify "Require managed pasteboard" is set to "True".

If "Require managed pasteboard" is not set to "True", this is a finding.
Fix Text (F-58197r862233_fix)
Configure the Apple iOS configuration profile to disable copy/paste of data from managed to unmanaged applications.

The procedure for implementing this control will vary depending on the MDM/EMM used by the mobile service provider.

In the MDM console, set "Require managed pasteboard" to "True".