Versions / Builds Affected20110112
Problem SummaryAfter pluging in a removable device (e.g. USB stick) users will be able to access this device for a couple of seconds. Any set policy will have no effect for this short time.
TT / JIRAIDESEC-31
How to IdentifyYou can identify this from the problem description.
A typical case description would be:
"Mr. X isn't allowed write access to removable storage devices. In the first 10 seconds after pluging in a USB thumb drive however, he can copy files to the drive. After those 10 seconds write access will be blocked correctly."
Workaround / Fix DetailsThis problem/behavior can't be fixed in the current version due to the complexity of the agent.
This issue has been fixed in GFI EndPointSecurity 2012.
Required ActionsExplain the situation to the customer.
Recommend the customer upgrade to GFI EndPointSecurity 2012.