STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: Adobe Acrobat Professional DC Continuous Security Technical Implementation Guide Version: 1 Release: 2 Benchmark Date: 01 Jul 2019: Adobe Acrobat Pro DC Continuous privileged file and folder locations must be disabled.

DISA Rule

SV-94079r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-79373

Group Title

SRG-APP-000380

Rule Version

AADC-CN-000840

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Configure the following registry value:

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

Value Name: bDisableTrustedFolders
Type: REG_DWORD
Value: 1

Configure the policy value for Computer Configuration > Administrative Templates > Adobe Acrobat Pro DC Continuous > Preferences > Security (Enhanced) > 'Privileged folder locations' to 'Disabled'.

This policy setting requires the installation of the AcrobatProDCContinuous custom templates included with the STIG package. "AcrobatProDCContinuous.admx" and "AcrobatProDCContinuous.adml" must be copied to the \Windows\PolicyDefinitions and \Windows\PolicyDefinitions\en-US directories respectively.

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Verify the following registry configuration:

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

Value Name: bDisableTrustedFolders
Type: REG_DWORD
Value: 1

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

GUI path: Edit > Preferences > Security (Enhanced) > In the 'Privileged Locations' section, verify 'Add Folder Path' option is greyed out (locked). If this option is not greyed out, this is a finding.

Admin Template path: Computer Configuration > Administrative Templates > Adobe Acrobat Pro DC Continuous > Preferences > Security (Enhanced) > 'Privileged folder locations' must be set to 'Disabled'.

This policy setting requires the installation of the AcrobatProDCContinuous custom templates included with the STIG package. "AcrobatProDCContinuous.admx" and "AcrobatProDCContinuous.adml" must be copied to the \Windows\PolicyDefinitions and \Windows\PolicyDefinitions\en-US directories respectively.

Vulnerability Number

V-79373

Documentable

False

Rule Version

AADC-CN-000840

Severity Override Guidance

Verify the following registry configuration:

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

Value Name: bDisableTrustedFolders
Type: REG_DWORD
Value: 1

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

GUI path: Edit > Preferences > Security (Enhanced) > In the 'Privileged Locations' section, verify 'Add Folder Path' option is greyed out (locked). If this option is not greyed out, this is a finding.

Admin Template path: Computer Configuration > Administrative Templates > Adobe Acrobat Pro DC Continuous > Preferences > Security (Enhanced) > 'Privileged folder locations' must be set to 'Disabled'.

This policy setting requires the installation of the AcrobatProDCContinuous custom templates included with the STIG package. "AcrobatProDCContinuous.admx" and "AcrobatProDCContinuous.adml" must be copied to the \Windows\PolicyDefinitions and \Windows\PolicyDefinitions\en-US directories respectively.

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M

Target Key

3371

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