STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: Microsoft Internet Explorer 11 Security Technical Implementation Guide Version: 1 Release: 18 Benchmark Date: 25 Oct 2019: The Internet Explorer warning about certificate address mismatch must be enforced.

DISA Rule

SV-59339r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-46475

Group Title

DTBI015-IE11-Warning of certificate mismatch

Rule Version

DTBI015-IE11

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Set the policy value for Computer Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Windows Components -> Internet Explorer -> Internet Control Panel -> Security Page 'Turn on certificate address mismatch warning' to 'Enabled'.

Check Contents

The policy value for Computer Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Windows Components -> Internet Explorer -> Internet Control Panel -> Security Page 'Turn on certificate address mismatch warning' must be 'Enabled'. Procedure: Use the Windows Registry Editor to navigate to the following key: HKLM\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings Criteria: If the value "WarnOnBadCertRecving" is REG_DWORD = 1, this is not a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-46475

Documentable

False

Rule Version

DTBI015-IE11

Severity Override Guidance

The policy value for Computer Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Windows Components -> Internet Explorer -> Internet Control Panel -> Security Page 'Turn on certificate address mismatch warning' must be 'Enabled'. Procedure: Use the Windows Registry Editor to navigate to the following key: HKLM\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings Criteria: If the value "WarnOnBadCertRecving" is REG_DWORD = 1, this is not a finding.

Check Content Reference

M

Target Key

2589

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