STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: Windows Server 2012/2012 R2 Member Server Security Technical Implementation Guide Version: 2 Release: 17 Benchmark Date: 25 Oct 2019: The computer account password must not be prevented from being reset.

DISA Rule

SV-52873r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-1165

Group Title

Computer Account Password Reset

Rule Version

WN12-SO-000015

Severity

CAT III

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Configure the policy value for Computer Configuration -> Windows Settings -> Security Settings -> Local Policies -> Security Options -> "Domain member: Disable machine account password changes" 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
Registry Path: \System\CurrentControlSet\Services\Netlogon\Parameters\

Value Name: DisablePasswordChange

Value Type: REG_DWORD
Value: 0

Vulnerability Number

V-1165

Documentable

False

Rule Version

WN12-SO-000015

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: \System\CurrentControlSet\Services\Netlogon\Parameters\

Value Name: DisablePasswordChange

Value Type: REG_DWORD
Value: 0

Check Content Reference

M

Target Key

2350

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