STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: Windows 10 Security Technical Implementation Guide Version: 1 Release: 19 Benchmark Date: 25 Oct 2019: Reversible password encryption must be disabled.

DISA Rule

SV-77919r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-63429

Group Title

WN10-AC-000045

Rule Version

WN10-AC-000045

Severity

CAT I

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Configure the policy value for Computer Configuration >> Windows Settings >> Security Settings >> Account Policies >> Password Policy >> "Store passwords using reversible encryption" to "Disabled".

Check Contents

Verify the effective setting in Local Group Policy Editor.
Run "gpedit.msc".

Navigate to Local Computer Policy >> Computer Configuration >> Windows Settings >> Security Settings >> Account Policies >> Password Policy.

If the value for "Store password using reversible encryption" is not set to "Disabled", this is a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-63429

Documentable

False

Rule Version

WN10-AC-000045

Severity Override Guidance

Verify the effective setting in Local Group Policy Editor.
Run "gpedit.msc".

Navigate to Local Computer Policy >> Computer Configuration >> Windows Settings >> Security Settings >> Account Policies >> Password Policy.

If the value for "Store password using reversible encryption" is not set to "Disabled", this is a finding.

Check Content Reference

M

Target Key

2885

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