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ADBP-XI-000990

Adobe Acrobat Pro XI periodic downloading of Adobe European certificates must be disabled.

Finding ID
ADBP-XI-000990
Rule ID
ADBP-XI-000990_rule
Severity
Cat III
CCE
(None)
Group Title
SRG-APP-000427
CCI
CCI-002470
Target Key
(None)
Documentable
No
Discussion

By default, the user can update Adobe European certificates from an Adobe server through the GUI. When updating Adobe European certificates is disabled, it prevents the automatic download and installation of certificates and disables and locks the end user's ability to download those certificates.

Fix Text

Configure the following registry value: Note: The Key Names "cDigSig" and "cEUTLDownload" are not created by default in the Adobe Acrobat install and must be created. Registry Hive: HKEY_CURRENT_USER Registry Path: \Software\Adobe\Adobe Acrobat\11.0\Security\cDigSig\cEUTLDownload Value Name: bLoadSettingsFromURL Type: REG_DWORD Value: 0

Check Content

Verify the following registry configuration: Note: The Key Names "cDigSig" and "cEUTLDownload" are not created by default in the Adobe Acrobat install and must be created. Using the Registry Editor, navigate to the following: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Adobe\Adobe Acrobat\11.0\Security\cDigSig\cEUTLDownload Value Name: bLoadSettingsFromURL Type: REG_DWORD Value: 0 If the value for bLoadSettingsFromURL is not set to “0” and Type is not configured to REG_DWORD or does not exist, this is a finding.