STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: Windows Server 2012/2012 R2 Member Server Security Technical Implementation Guide Version: 2 Release: 17 Benchmark Date: 25 Oct 2019: Optional component installation and component repair must be prevented from using Windows Update.

DISA Rule

SV-51606r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-36677

Group Title

WINCC-000018

Rule Version

WN12-CC-000018

Severity

CAT III

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Configure the policy value for Computer Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> System -> "Specify settings for optional component installation and component repair" to "Enabled" and with "Never attempt to download payload from Windows Update" selected.

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
Registry Path: \Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Servicing\

Value Name: UseWindowsUpdate

Type: REG_DWORD
Value: 2

Vulnerability Number

V-36677

Documentable

False

Rule Version

WN12-CC-000018

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
Registry Path: \Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Servicing\

Value Name: UseWindowsUpdate

Type: REG_DWORD
Value: 2

Check Content Reference

M

Target Key

2350

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