STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: Windows Server 2016 Security Technical Implementation Guide Version: 1 Release: 10 Benchmark Date: 24 Jan 2020: The default permissions of global system objects must be strengthened.

DISA Rule

SV-88369r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-73705

Group Title

SRG-OS-000480-GPOS-00227

Rule Version

WN16-SO-000450

Severity

CAT III

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Configure the policy value for Computer Configuration >> Windows Settings >> Security Settings >> Local Policies >> Security Options >> "System objects: Strengthen default permissions of internal system objects (e.g., Symbolic Links)" 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: \SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Session Manager\

Value Name: ProtectionMode

Value Type: REG_DWORD
Value: 0x00000001 (1)

Vulnerability Number

V-73705

Documentable

False

Rule Version

WN16-SO-000450

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: \SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Session Manager\

Value Name: ProtectionMode

Value Type: REG_DWORD
Value: 0x00000001 (1)

Check Content Reference

M

Target Key

3157

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