STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: Windows Server 2016 Security Technical Implementation Guide Version: 1 Release: 10 Benchmark Date: 24 Jan 2020: Remote Desktop Services must always prompt a client for passwords upon connection.

DISA Rule

SV-88235r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-73571

Group Title

SRG-OS-000373-GPOS-00157

Rule Version

WN16-CC-000390

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Configure the policy value for Computer Configuration >> Administrative Templates >> Windows Components >> Remote Desktop Services >> Remote Desktop Session Host >> Security >> "Always prompt for password upon connection" to "Enabled".

Check Contents

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\Windows NT\Terminal Services\

Value Name: fPromptForPassword

Type: REG_DWORD
Value: 0x00000001 (1)

Vulnerability Number

V-73571

Documentable

False

Rule Version

WN16-CC-000390

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\Windows NT\Terminal Services\

Value Name: fPromptForPassword

Type: REG_DWORD
Value: 0x00000001 (1)

Check Content Reference

M

Target Key

3157

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