STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: Windows Server 2012/2012 R2 Member Server Security Technical Implementation Guide Version: 2 Release: 17 Benchmark Date: 25 Oct 2019: Automatic logons must be disabled.

DISA Rule

SV-52107r2_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-1145

Group Title

Disable Automatic Logon

Rule Version

WN12-SO-000036

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Configure the policy value for Computer Configuration -> Windows Settings -> Security Settings -> Local Policies -> Security Options -> "MSS: (AutoAdminLogon) Enable Automatic Logon (not recommended)" to "Disabled".

Ensure no passwords are stored in the "DefaultPassword" registry value noted below:

Registry Hive: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
Registry Path: \Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\

Value Name: DefaultPassword

(See "Updating the Windows Security Options File" in the STIG Overview document if MSS settings are not visible in the system's policy tools.)

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 NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\

Value Name: AutoAdminLogon

Type: REG_SZ
Value: 0

Vulnerability Number

V-1145

Documentable

False

Rule Version

WN12-SO-000036

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 NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\

Value Name: AutoAdminLogon

Type: REG_SZ
Value: 0

Check Content Reference

M

Target Key

2350

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