STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: Adobe Acrobat Reader DC Classic Track Security Technical Implementation Guide Version: 1 Release: 5 Benchmark Date: 26 Jul 2019: Adobe Reader DC must enable FIPS mode.

DISA Rule

SV-80303r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-65813

Group Title

SRG-APP-000514

Rule Version

ARDC-CL-000345

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Configure the following registry value:

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

Registry Hive: HKEY_CURRENT_USER
Registry Path: \Software\Adobe\Acrobat Reader\2015\AVGeneral

Value Name: bFIPSMode
Type: REG_DWORD
Value: 1

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Verify the following registry configuration:

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

Utilizing the Registry Editor, navigate to the following: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Adobe\Acrobat Reader\2015\AVGeneral

Value Name: bFIPSMode
Type: REG_DWORD
Value: 1

If the value for bFIPSMode is not set to “1” and Type configured to REG_DWORD does not exist, then this is a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-65813

Documentable

False

Rule Version

ARDC-CL-000345

Severity Override Guidance

Verify the following registry configuration:

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

Utilizing the Registry Editor, navigate to the following: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Adobe\Acrobat Reader\2015\AVGeneral

Value Name: bFIPSMode
Type: REG_DWORD
Value: 1

If the value for bFIPSMode is not set to “1” and Type configured to REG_DWORD does not exist, then this is a finding.

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M

Target Key

3015

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