STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: Windows Server 2019 Security Technical Implementation Guide Version: 1 Release: 3 Benchmark Date: 24 Jan 2020: Windows Server 2019 must disable Basic authentication for RSS feeds over HTTP.

DISA Rule

SV-103499r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-93413

Group Title

SRG-OS-000095-GPOS-00049

Rule Version

WN19-CC-000400

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

The default behavior is for the Windows RSS platform to not use Basic authentication over HTTP connections.

If this needs to be corrected, configure the policy value for Computer Configuration >> Administrative Templates >> Windows Components >> RSS Feeds >> "Turn on Basic feed authentication over HTTP" to "Not Configured" or "Disabled".

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The default behavior is for the Windows RSS platform to not use Basic authentication over HTTP connections.

If the registry value name below does not exist, this is not a finding.

If it exists and is configured with a value of "0", this is not a finding.

If it exists and is configured with a value of "1", this is a finding.

Registry Hive: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
Registry Path: \SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Feeds\

Value Name: AllowBasicAuthInClear

Value Type: REG_DWORD
Value: 0x00000000 (0) (or if the Value Name does not exist)

Vulnerability Number

V-93413

Documentable

False

Rule Version

WN19-CC-000400

Severity Override Guidance

The default behavior is for the Windows RSS platform to not use Basic authentication over HTTP connections.

If the registry value name below does not exist, this is not a finding.

If it exists and is configured with a value of "0", this is not a finding.

If it exists and is configured with a value of "1", this is a finding.

Registry Hive: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
Registry Path: \SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Feeds\

Value Name: AllowBasicAuthInClear

Value Type: REG_DWORD
Value: 0x00000000 (0) (or if the Value Name does not exist)

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M

Target Key

3483

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