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


Finding ID Version Rule ID IA Controls Severity
V-93901 KNOX-09-000785 SV-103987r1_rule Medium
The 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 COPE Use Case KPE(Legacy) Deployment Security Technical Implementation Guide 2019-10-01


Check Text ( C-93219r1_chk )
Review the Samsung Android Workspace 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 Workspace, in the "Knox restrictions" group, verify that "disallow share via list" is selected.

On the Samsung Android device, in the Workspace, 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 in the Workspace, this is a finding.
Fix Text (F-100149r1_fix)
Configure Samsung Android Workspace to disallow Share Via List.

On the MDM console, for the Workspace, 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".