STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: Adobe Acrobat Reader DC Continuous Track Security Technical Implementation Guide Version: 1 Release: 6 Benchmark Date: 26 Jul 2019: Adobe Reader DC must disable the Adobe Welcome Screen.

DISA Rule

SV-79443r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-64953

Group Title

SRG-APP-000141

Rule Version

ARDC-CN-000115

Severity

CAT III

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Configure the following registry value:

Note: The Key Name "cWelcomeScreen" is not created by default in the Adobe Reader DC install and must be created.

Registry Hive: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
Registry Path: \Software\Policies\Adobe\Acrobat Reader\DC\FeatureLockDown\cWelcomeScreen

Value Name: bShowWelcomeScreen
Type: REG_DWORD
Value: 0

Check Contents

Verify the following registry configuration:

Note: The Key Name "cWelcomeScreen" is not created by default in the Adobe Reader DC install and must be created.

Utilizing the Registry Editor, navigate to the following: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Policies\Adobe\Acrobat Reader\DC\FeatureLockDown\cWelcomeScreen

Value Name: bShowWelcomeScreen
Type: REG_DWORD
Value: 0

If the value for bShowWelcomeScreen is not set to “0” and Type configured to REG_DWORD or does not exist, then this is a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-64953

Documentable

False

Rule Version

ARDC-CN-000115

Severity Override Guidance

Verify the following registry configuration:

Note: The Key Name "cWelcomeScreen" is not created by default in the Adobe Reader DC install and must be created.

Utilizing the Registry Editor, navigate to the following: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Policies\Adobe\Acrobat Reader\DC\FeatureLockDown\cWelcomeScreen

Value Name: bShowWelcomeScreen
Type: REG_DWORD
Value: 0

If the value for bShowWelcomeScreen is not set to “0” and Type configured to REG_DWORD or does not exist, then this is a finding.

Check Content Reference

M

Target Key

2897

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