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Required version of the BlackBerry Enterprise Server (BES) must be installed.


Finding ID Version Rule ID IA Controls Severity
V-19191 WIR1200-02 SV-21030r3_rule ECSC-1 High
Earlier versions of the BES have security vulnerabilities. CYBERCOM IAVA directs all DoD installations upgrade to required version due to BlackBerry ending support for version 4.1.6 and 4.1.7 as of 2 July 2011.
BlackBerry Enterprise Server (version 5.x), Part 1 Security Technical Implementation Guide 2015-07-02


Check Text ( C-23118r3_chk )
Interview ISSO and BlackBerry system administrator.

Verify the BES is one of the required/approved versions.

Required/approved versions of the BES are:
BES 5.0.4 (or later version).

From the BlackBerry Manager, select "Help" to view the version number.
Fix Text (F-23357r2_fix)
The BlackBerry Enterprise Server (BES) version is 5.0.4 or later.