STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: Windows Server 2012/2012 R2 Member Server Security Technical Implementation Guide Version: 2 Release: 17 Benchmark Date: 25 Oct 2019: User Account Control must be configured to detect application installations and prompt for elevation.

DISA Rule

SV-52949r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-14237

Group Title

UAC - Application Installations

Rule Version

WN12-SO-000080

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

UAC requirements are NA on Server Core installations.

Configure the policy value for Computer Configuration -> Windows Settings -> Security Settings -> Local Policies -> Security Options -> "User Account Control: Detect application installations and prompt for elevation" to "Enabled".

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UAC requirements are NA on Server Core installations.

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\System\

Value Name: EnableInstallerDetection

Value Type: REG_DWORD
Value: 1

Vulnerability Number

V-14237

Documentable

False

Rule Version

WN12-SO-000080

Severity Override Guidance

UAC requirements are NA on Server Core installations.

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\System\

Value Name: EnableInstallerDetection

Value Type: REG_DWORD
Value: 1

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M

Target Key

2350

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