STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: Windows Server 2008 R2 Member Server Security Technical Implementation Guide Version: 1 Release: 30 Benchmark Date: 26 Jul 2019: Microsoft Support Diagnostic Tool (MSDT) interactive communication with Microsoft will be prevented.

DISA Rule

SV-32456r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-21967

Group Title

MSDT Interactive Communication

Rule Version

5.276

Severity

CAT III

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Configure the policy value for Computer Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> System -> Troubleshooting and Diagnostics -> Microsoft Support Diagnostic Tool -> “Microsoft Support Diagnostic Tool: Turn on MSDT interactive communication with Support Provider” to “Disabled”.

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

Registry Hive: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
Subkey: \Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\ScriptedDiagnosticsProvider\Policy\

Value Name: DisableQueryRemoteServer

Type: REG_DWORD
Value: 0

Vulnerability Number

V-21967

Documentable

False

Rule Version

5.276

Severity Override Guidance

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

Registry Hive: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
Subkey: \Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\ScriptedDiagnosticsProvider\Policy\

Value Name: DisableQueryRemoteServer

Type: REG_DWORD
Value: 0

Check Content Reference

M

Responsibility

System Administrator

Target Key

1823

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