STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: Windows Server 2016 Security Technical Implementation Guide Version: 1 Release: 10 Benchmark Date: 24 Jan 2020: Domain controllers must be configured to allow reset of machine account passwords.

DISA Rule

SV-88295r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-73631

Group Title

SRG-OS-000480-GPOS-00227

Rule Version

WN16-DC-000330

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Configure the policy value for Computer Configuration >> Windows Settings >> Security Settings >> Local Policies >> Security Options >> "Domain controller: Refuse machine account password changes" to "Disabled".

Check Contents

This applies to domain controllers. It is NA for other systems.

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: \SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Netlogon\Parameters\

Value Name: RefusePasswordChange

Value Type: REG_DWORD
Value: 0x00000000 (0)

Vulnerability Number

V-73631

Documentable

False

Rule Version

WN16-DC-000330

Severity Override Guidance

This applies to domain controllers. It is NA for other systems.

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: \SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Netlogon\Parameters\

Value Name: RefusePasswordChange

Value Type: REG_DWORD
Value: 0x00000000 (0)

Check Content Reference

M

Target Key

3157

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