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V-6295

Font downloads must be disallowed (Restricted Site zone).

Finding ID
DTBI120
Rule ID
SV-40603r1_rule
Severity
Cat II
CCE
(None)
Group Title
DTBI120-Font download control - Restricted Sites
CCI
(None)
Target Key
(None)
Documentable
No
Discussion

It is possible that a font could include malformed data that would cause Internet Explorer to crash when it attempts to load and render the font. Download of fonts can sometimes contain malicious code. Files should not be downloaded from restricted sites. This policy setting allows you to manage whether pages of the zone may download HTML fonts.

Fix Text

Set the policy value for Computer Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Windows Components -> Internet Explorer -> Internet Control Panel -> Security Page -> Restricted Sites Zone -> “Allow font downloads” to “Enabled” and select “Disable” from the drop-down box.

Check Content

AllowFontDownloads_RestrictedSitesZone_LocalComputer_var

Responsibility

System Administrator

IA Controls

DCMC-1