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CCE-35458-9

Platform: win8.1Date: (C)2015-10-14   (M)2017-10-24



User Account Control: Allow UIAccess applications to prompt for elevation without using the secure desktop This policy setting controls whether User Interface Accessibility (UIAccess or UIA) programs can automatically disable the secure desktop for elevation prompts used by a standard user. - Enabled: UIA programs, including Windows Remote Assistance, automatically disable the secure desktop for elevation prompts. If you do not disable the 'User Account Control: Switch to the secure desktop when prompting for elevation' policy setting, the prompts appear on the interactive user's desktop instead of the secure desktop. - Disabled: (Default) The secure desktop can be disabled only by the user of the interactive desktop or by disabling the 'User Account Control: Switch to the secure desktop when prompting for elevation' policy setting.


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Technical Mechanism: (1) GPO: Computer Configuration\Windows Settings\Security Settings\Local Policies\Security Options!User Account Control: Allow UIAccess applications to prompt for elevation without using the secure desktop (2) REG: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System!EnableUIADesktopToggle

References:

Resource IdReference
SCAP Repo OVAL Definitionoval:org.secpod.oval:def:22364


OVAL    1
oval:org.secpod.oval:def:22364
XCCDF    6
xccdf_org.secpod_benchmark_ISO27001_Windows_8_1
xccdf_org.secpod_benchmark_NIST_800_171_R1_Windows_8_1
xccdf_org.secpod_benchmark_general_Windows_8_1
xccdf_org.secpod_benchmark_NIST_800_53_r4_Windows_8_1
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