STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: Windows Server 2012/2012 R2 Member Server Security Technical Implementation Guide Version: 2 Release: 17 Benchmark Date: 25 Oct 2019: Users must be required to enter a password to access private keys stored on the computer.

DISA Rule

SV-72049r2_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-57639

Group Title

WINSO-000092

Rule Version

WN12-SO-000092

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Configure the policy value for Computer Configuration >> Windows Settings >> Security Settings >> Local Policies >> Security Options >> "System cryptography: Force strong key protection for user keys stored on the computer" to "User must enter a password each time they use a key".

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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\Cryptography\

Value Name: ForceKeyProtection

Type: REG_DWORD
Value: 2

Vulnerability Number

V-57639

Documentable

False

Rule Version

WN12-SO-000092

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\Cryptography\

Value Name: ForceKeyProtection

Type: REG_DWORD
Value: 2

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Target Key

2350

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