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V-81581

Autoplay must be disabled.

Finding ID
DTBC-0064
Rule ID
SV-96295r2_rule
Severity
Cat II
CCE
(None)
Group Title
DTBC-0064 - Autoplay
CCI
CCI-000381
Target Key
(None)
Documentable
No
Discussion

Allows you to control if videos can play automatically (without user consent) with audio content in Google Chrome. If the policy is set to “True”, Google Chrome is allowed to autoplay media. If the policy is set to “False”, Google Chrome is not allowed to autoplay media. The “AutoplayWhitelist” policy can be used to override this for certain URL patterns. By default, Google Chrome is not allowed to autoplay media. The “AutoplayWhitelist” policy can be used to override this for certain URL patterns.

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\ Policy Name: Allow media autoplay Policy State: Disabled Policy Value: N/A

Check Content

Universal method: 1. In the omnibox (address bar) type chrome://policy 2. If "AutoplayAllowed" is not displayed under the "Policy Name" column or it is not set to "False", this is a finding. Windows method: 1. Start regedit 2. Navigate to HKLM\Software\Policies\Google\Chrome\ 3. If the "AutoplayAllowed" value name does not exist or its value data is not set to "0", this is a finding.