STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: Windows Server 2008 R2 Member Server Security Technical Implementation Guide Version: 1 Release: 30 Benchmark Date: 26 Jul 2019: The Windows Installer Always install with elevated privileges must be disabled.

DISA Rule

SV-46220r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-34974

Group Title

Always Install with Elevated Privileges Disabled

Rule Version

WINCC-000001

Severity

CAT I

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Configure the policy value for Computer Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Windows Components -> Windows Installer -> "Always install with elevated privileges" to "Disabled".

Check Contents

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

Registry Hive: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
Subkey: \Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\Installer\

Value Name: AlwaysInstallElevated

Type: REG_DWORD
Value: 0

Vulnerability Number

V-34974

Documentable

False

Rule Version

WINCC-000001

Severity Override Guidance

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

Registry Hive: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
Subkey: \Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\Installer\

Value Name: AlwaysInstallElevated

Type: REG_DWORD
Value: 0

Check Content Reference

M

Target Key

1823

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