STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: Microsoft Internet Explorer 11 Security Technical Implementation Guide Version: 1 Release: 18 Benchmark Date: 25 Oct 2019: The Download unsigned ActiveX controls property must be disallowed (Internet zone).

DISA Rule

SV-59347r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-46483

Group Title

DTBI023-IE11-Download unsigned ActiveX - Internet

Rule Version

DTBI023-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 -> Internet Zone -> 'Download unsigned ActiveX controls' to 'Enabled', and select 'Disable' from the drop-down box.

Check Contents

The policy value for Computer Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Windows Components -> Internet Explorer -> Internet Control Panel -> Security Page -> Internet Zone -> 'Download unsigned ActiveX controls' must be 'Enabled', and 'Disable' selected from the drop-down box. Procedure: Use the Windows Registry Editor to navigate to the following key: HKLM\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\Zones\3 Criteria: If the value "1004" is REG_DWORD = 3, this is not a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-46483

Documentable

False

Rule Version

DTBI023-IE11

Severity Override Guidance

The policy value for Computer Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Windows Components -> Internet Explorer -> Internet Control Panel -> Security Page -> Internet Zone -> 'Download unsigned ActiveX controls' must be 'Enabled', and 'Disable' selected from the drop-down box. Procedure: Use the Windows Registry Editor to navigate to the following key: HKLM\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\Zones\3 Criteria: If the value "1004" is REG_DWORD = 3, this is not a finding.

Check Content Reference

M

Target Key

2589

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