STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: Microsoft Internet Explorer 11 Security Technical Implementation Guide Version: 1 Release: 18 Benchmark Date: 25 Oct 2019: Internet Explorer Processes for MK protocol must be enforced (iexplore).

DISA Rule

SV-59589r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-46725

Group Title

DTBI605-IE11-MK protocol - iexplore

Rule Version

DTBI605-IE11

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Set the policy value for Computer Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Windows Components -> Internet Explorer -> Security Features -> MK Protocol Security Restriction -> 'Internet Explorer Processes' to 'Enabled'.

Check Contents

The policy value for Computer Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Windows Components -> Internet Explorer -> Security Features -> MK Protocol Security Restriction -> 'Internet Explorer Processes' must be 'Enabled'. Procedure: Use the Windows Registry Editor to navigate to the following key: HKLM\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main\FeatureControl\FEATURE_DISABLE_MK_PROTOCOL Criteria: If the value "iexplore.exe" is REG_SZ = 1, this is not a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-46725

Documentable

False

Rule Version

DTBI605-IE11

Severity Override Guidance

The policy value for Computer Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Windows Components -> Internet Explorer -> Security Features -> MK Protocol Security Restriction -> 'Internet Explorer Processes' must be 'Enabled'. Procedure: Use the Windows Registry Editor to navigate to the following key: HKLM\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main\FeatureControl\FEATURE_DISABLE_MK_PROTOCOL Criteria: If the value "iexplore.exe" is REG_SZ = 1, this is not a finding.

Check Content Reference

M

Target Key

2589

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