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V-80145

Adobe Acrobat Pro DC Classic third-party web connectors must be disabled.

Finding ID
AADC-CL-001300
Rule ID
SV-94849r1_rule
Severity
Cat III
CCE
(None)
Group Title
SRG-APP-000141
CCI
CCI-000381
Target Key
(None)
Documentable
No
Discussion

Third-party connectors include services such as Dropbox and Google Drive. When third-party web connectors are disabled, it prevents access to third-party services for file storage. Allowing access to online storage services introduces the risk of data loss or data exfiltration.

Fix Text

Configure the following registry value: Registry Hive: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE Registry Path: \Software\Policies\Adobe\Adobe Acrobat\2015\FeatureLockDown\cServices Value Name: bToggleWebConnectors Type: REG_DWORD Value: 1 Configure the policy value for Computer Configuration > Administrative Template > Adobe Acrobat Pro DC Classic > Preferences > 'Third-party web connectors' 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: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Policies\Adobe\Adobe Acrobat\2015\FeatureLockDown\cServices Value Name: bToggleWebConnectors Type: REG_DWORD Value: 1 If the value for bToggleWebConnectors 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 > 'Third-party web connectors' 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.