STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: Windows Server 2012/2012 R2 Member Server Security Technical Implementation Guide Version: 2 Release: 17 Benchmark Date: 25 Oct 2019: Windows must be prevented from sending an error report when a device driver requests additional software during installation.

DISA Rule

SV-52962r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-28504

Group Title

Device Install Software Request Error Report

Rule Version

WN12-CC-000023

Severity

CAT III

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Configure the policy value for Computer Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> System -> Device Installation -> "Prevent Windows from sending an error report when a device driver requests additional software during installation" to "Enabled".

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\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\DeviceInstall\Settings\

Value Name: DisableSendRequestAdditionalSoftwareToWER

Type: REG_DWORD
Value: 1

Vulnerability Number

V-28504

Documentable

False

Rule Version

WN12-CC-000023

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\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\DeviceInstall\Settings\

Value Name: DisableSendRequestAdditionalSoftwareToWER

Type: REG_DWORD
Value: 1

Check Content Reference

M

Target Key

2350

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