STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: Windows 10 Security Technical Implementation Guide Version: 1 Release: 19 Benchmark Date: 25 Oct 2019: Explorer Data Execution Prevention must be enabled.

DISA Rule

SV-78179r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-63689

Group Title

WN10-CC-000215

Rule Version

WN10-CC-000215

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

The default behavior is for data execution prevention to be turned on for file explorer.

If this needs to be corrected, configure the policy value for Computer Configuration >> Administrative Templates >> Windows Components >> File Explorer >> "Turn off Data Execution Prevention for Explorer" to "Not Configured" or "Disabled".

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The default behavior is for data execution prevention to be turned on for file explorer.

If the registry value name below does not exist, this is not a finding.

If it exists and is configured with a value of "0", this is not a finding.

If it exists and is configured with a value of "1", this is a finding.

Registry Hive: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
Registry Path: \SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\Explorer\

Value Name: NoDataExecutionPrevention

Value Type: REG_DWORD
Value: 0 (or if the Value Name does not exist)

Vulnerability Number

V-63689

Documentable

False

Rule Version

WN10-CC-000215

Severity Override Guidance

The default behavior is for data execution prevention to be turned on for file explorer.

If the registry value name below does not exist, this is not a finding.

If it exists and is configured with a value of "0", this is not a finding.

If it exists and is configured with a value of "1", this is a finding.

Registry Hive: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
Registry Path: \SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\Explorer\

Value Name: NoDataExecutionPrevention

Value Type: REG_DWORD
Value: 0 (or if the Value Name does not exist)

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Target Key

2885

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