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V-80139

Adobe Acrobat Pro DC Classic must disable the ability to store files on Acrobat.com.

Finding ID
AADC-CL-001285
Rule ID
SV-94843r1_rule
Severity
Cat II
CCE
(None)
Group Title
SRG-APP-000141
CCI
CCI-000381
Target Key
(None)
Documentable
No
Discussion

Adobe Acrobat Pro DC provides the ability to store PDF files on Adobe.com servers. Allowing users to store files on non-DoD systems introduces risk of data compromise.

Fix Text

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: bDisableADCFileStore Type: REG_DWORD Value: 1 Configure the policy value for Computer Configuration > Administrative Template > Adobe Acrobat Pro DC Classic > Preferences > 'Store files on Adobe.com' 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.

Check Content

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: bDisableADCFileStore Type: REG_DWORD Value: 1 If the value for bDisableADCFileStore 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 Template > Adobe Acrobat Pro DC Classic > Preferences > 'Store files on Adobe.com' 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.