STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: Microsoft Internet Explorer 11 Security Technical Implementation Guide Version: 1 Release: 18 Benchmark Date: 25 Oct 2019: Protected Mode must be enforced (Internet zone).

DISA Rule

SV-59545r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-46681

Group Title

DTBI485-IE11-Protected Mode - Internet

Rule Version

DTBI485-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 -> 'Turn on Protected Mode' to 'Enabled', and select 'Enable' 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 -> 'Turn on Protected Mode' must be 'Enabled', and 'Enable' 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 "2500" is REG_DWORD = 0, this is not a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-46681

Documentable

False

Rule Version

DTBI485-IE11

Severity Override Guidance

The policy value for Computer Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Windows Components -> Internet Explorer -> Internet Control Panel -> Security Page -> Internet Zone -> 'Turn on Protected Mode' must be 'Enabled', and 'Enable' 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 "2500" is REG_DWORD = 0, this is not a finding.

Check Content Reference

M

Target Key

2589

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