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V-80143

Adobe Acrobat Pro DC Classic Repair Installation must be disabled.

Finding ID
AADC-CL-001295
Rule ID
SV-94847r1_rule
Severity
Cat III
CCE
(None)
Group Title
SRG-APP-000141
CCI
CCI-000381
Target Key
(None)
Documentable
No
Discussion

When Repair Installation is disabled the user does not have the option (Help Menu) or ability to repair an Adobe Acrobat Pro DC install. Ability to repair includes the risk that established security settings could be overwritten.

Fix Text

Configure the following registry value: For 32 bit: Registry Hive: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE Registry Path: \Software\Adobe\Adobe Acrobat\2015\Installer For 64 bit: Registry Hive: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE Registry Path: \SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Adobe\Adobe Acrobat\2015\Installer Value Name: DisableMaintenance Type: REG_DWORD Value: 1 Configure the policy value for Computer Configuration > Administrative Template > Adobe Acrobat Pro DC Classic > Preferences > Help > 'Repair Installation on 32/64 bit' 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: Using the Registry Editor, navigate to the following: For 32 bit: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Adobe\Adobe Acrobat\2015\Installer For 64 bit: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Adobe\Adobe Acrobat\2015\Installer Value Name: DisableMaintenance Type: REG_DWORD Value: 1 If the value for DisableMaintenance is not set to "1" and Type is not configured to REG_DWORD or does not exist, this is a finding. GUI path: Help > Verify the option 'Repair Installation' is greyed out (locked). If the option is not greyed out, this is a finding. Admin Template path: Computer Configuration > Administrative Template > Adobe Acrobat Pro DC Classic > Preferences > Help > 'Repair Installation on 32/64 bit' 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.