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User Account Control: Only elevate UIAccess applications that are installed in secure locations

ID: oval:gov.nist.usgcb.windowsseven:def:118Date: (C)2012-04-13   (M)2018-05-14
Class: COMPLIANCEFamily: windows




This policy setting controls whether applications that request to run with a User Interface Accessibility (UIAccess) integrity level must reside in a secure location in the file system. Secure locations are limited to the following: - ...\Program Files\, including subfolders - ...\Windows\system32\ - ...\Program Files (x86)\, including subfolders for 64-bit versions of Windows Note: Windows enforces a public key infrastructure (PKI) signature check on any interactive application that requests to run with a UIAccess integrity level regardless of the state of this security setting. The options are: * Enabled: (Default) If an application resides in a secure location in the file system, it runs only with UIAccess integrity. * Disabled: An application runs with UIAccess integrity even if it does not reside in a secure location in the file system. Fix: (1) GPO: Computer Configuration\Windows Settings\Security Settings\Local Policies\Security Options\User Account Control: Only elevate UIAccess applications that are installed in secure locations (2) REG: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System!EnableSecureUIAPaths

Platform:
Microsoft Windows 7
Reference:
CCE-9801-2
CPE    1
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_7
CCE    1
CCE-9801-2
XCCDF    12
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