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V-80123

The Adobe Acrobat Pro DC Classic Send and Track plugin for Outlook must be disabled.

Finding ID
AADC-CL-000295
Rule ID
SV-94827r1_rule
Severity
Cat II
CCE
(None)
Group Title
SRG-APP-000141
CCI
CCI-000381
Target Key
(None)
Documentable
No
Discussion

When enabled, the Adobe Send and Track button appears in Outlook. When an email is composed it enables the ability to send large files as public links through Outlook. The attached files can be uploaded to the Adobe Document Cloud and public links to the files are inserted in the email body.

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Configure the following registry value: Note: The Key Name "cCloud" is not created by default in the Acrobat Pro DC install and must be created. Registry Hive: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE Registry Path: \Software\Policies\Adobe\Adobe Acrobat\2015\FeatureLockDown\cCloud Value Name: bAdobeSendPluginToggle Type: REG_DWORD Value: 1 Configure the policy value for Computer Configuration > Administrative Templates > Adobe Acrobat Pro DC Classic > Preferences > 'Send and Track plugin' to 'Disabled'. This policy setting requires the installation of the AcrobatProDCClassic custom templates included with the STIG package. "AcrobatProDCClassic.admx" and "AcrobatProDCClassic.adml" must be copied to the \Windows\PolicyDefinitions and \Windows\PolicyDefinitions\en-US directories respectively.

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Verify the following registry configuration: Note: The Key Name "cCloud" is not created by default in the Acrobat Pro DC install and must be created. Using the Registry Editor, navigate to the following: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Policies\Adobe\Adobe Acrobat\2015\FeatureLockDown\cCloud Value Name: bAdobeSendPluginToggle Type: REG_DWORD Value: 1 If the value for bAdobeSendPluginToggle is not set to "1" and Type is not configured to REG_DWORD or does not exist, this is a finding. Admin Template path: Computer Configuration > Administrative Templates > Adobe Acrobat Pro DC Classic > Preferences > 'Send and Track plugin' must be set to 'Disabled'. This policy setting requires the installation of the AcrobatProDCClassic custom templates included with the STIG package. "AcrobatProDCClassic.admx" and "AcrobatProDCClassic.adml" must be copied to the \Windows\PolicyDefinitions and \Windows\PolicyDefinitions\en-US directories respectively.