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V-44713

Sites ability for showing desktop notifications must be disabled.

Finding ID
DTBC-0003
Rule ID
SV-57547r2_rule
Severity
Cat III
CCE
(None)
Group Title
DTBC0003 - Block desktop notifications
CCI
CCI-000381
Target Key
(None)
Documentable
No
Discussion

Chrome by default allows websites to display notifications on the desktop. This check allows you to set whether or not this is permitted. Displaying desktop notifications can be allowed by default, denied by default or the user can be asked every time a website wants to show desktop notifications. If this policy is left not set, 'AskNotifications' will be used and the user will be able to change it. 1 = Allow sites to show desktop notifications 2 = Do not allow any site to show desktop notifications 3 = Ask every time a site wants to show desktop notifications

Fix Text

Windows group policy: 1. Open the group policy editor tool with gpedit.msc 2. Navigate to Policy Path: Computer Configuration\Administrative Templates\Google\Google Chrome\Content Settings\ Policy Name: Default notification setting Policy State: Enabled Policy Value: Do not allow any site to show desktop notifications

Check Content

Universal method: 1. In the omnibox (address bar) type chrome://policy 2. If DefaultNotificationsSetting is not displayed under the Policy Name column or it is not set to 2, then this is a finding. Windows method: 1. Start regedit 2. Navigate to HKLM\Software\Policies\Google\Chrome\ 3. If the DefaultNotificationsSetting value name does not exist or its value data is not set to 2, then this is a finding.