STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: Windows Server 2019 Security Technical Implementation Guide Version: 1 Release: 3 Benchmark Date: 24 Jan 2020: Windows Server 2019 User Account Control (UAC) must only elevate UIAccess applications that are installed in secure locations.

DISA Rule

SV-103613r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-93527

Group Title

SRG-OS-000134-GPOS-00068

Rule Version

WN19-SO-000430

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Configure the policy value for Computer Configuration >> Windows Settings >> Security Settings >> Local Policies >> Security Options >> "User Account Control: Only elevate UIAccess applications that are installed in secure locations" to "Enabled".

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UAC requirements are NA for Server Core installations (this is the default installation option for Windows Server 2019 versus Server with Desktop Experience).

If the following registry value does not exist or is not configured as specified, this is a finding:

Registry Hive: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
Registry Path: \SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System\

Value Name: EnableSecureUIAPaths

Value Type: REG_DWORD
Value: 0x00000001 (1)

Vulnerability Number

V-93527

Documentable

False

Rule Version

WN19-SO-000430

Severity Override Guidance

UAC requirements are NA for Server Core installations (this is the default installation option for Windows Server 2019 versus Server with Desktop Experience).

If the following registry value does not exist or is not configured as specified, this is a finding:

Registry Hive: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
Registry Path: \SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System\

Value Name: EnableSecureUIAPaths

Value Type: REG_DWORD
Value: 0x00000001 (1)

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M

Target Key

3483

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