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V-64939

Adobe Reader DC must disable all service access to Document Cloud Services.

Finding ID
ARDC-CN-000060
Rule ID
SV-79429r1_rule
Severity
Cat II
CCE
(None)
Group Title
SRG-APP-000141
CCI
CCI-000381
Target Key
(None)
Documentable
No
Discussion

By default, Adobe online services are tightly integrated in Adobe Reader DC. With the integration of Adobe Document Cloud, disabling this feature prevents the risk of additional attack vectors. Within Adobe Reader DC, the Adobe Cloud resources require a paid subscription for each service.

Fix Text

Configure the following registry value: Note: The Key Name "cServices" is not created by default in the Adobe Reader DC install and must be created. Registry Hive: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE Registry Path: \Software\Policies\Adobe\Acrobat Reader\DC\FeatureLockDown\cServices Value Name: bToggleAdobeDocumentServices Type: REG_DWORD Value: 1

Check Content

Verify the following registry configuration: Note: The Key Name "cServices" is not created by default in the Adobe Reader DC install and must be created. Utilizing the Registry Editor, navigate to the following: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Policies\Adobe\Acrobat Reader\DC\FeatureLockDown\cServices Value Name: bToggleAdobeDocumentServices Type: REG_DWORD Value: 1 If the value for bToggleAdobeDocumentServices is not set to “1” and Type configured to REG_DWORD or does not exist, then this is a finding.