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V-52795

URLs must be whitelisted for plugin use

Finding ID
DTBC-0051
Rule ID
SV-67011r2_rule
Severity
Cat II
CCE
(None)
Group Title
DTBC0051 - Plugins allowed for urls
CCI
CCI-002756
Target Key
(None)
Documentable
No
Discussion

This policy allows you to set a list of URL patterns that specify sites which are allowed to run plugins. If this policy is not set, plugins could be run from any website, including potentially malicious ones.

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: Allow plugins on these sites Policy State: Enabled Policy Value 1: *.mil Policy Value 2: *.gov

Check Content

Universal method: 1. In the omnibox (address bar) type chrome://policy 2. If PluginsAllowedForUrls is not displayed under the Policy Name column or it is not set to a list of administrator approved URLs under the Policy Value column, then this is a finding. Windows method: 1. Start regedit 2. Navigate to HKLM\Software\Policies\Google\Chrome\ 3. If the PluginsAllowedForUrls key does not exist and it does not contain a list of administrator approved URLs then this is a finding. Suggested: the set or subset of *.mil and *.gov