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Adjust memory quotas for a process

ID: oval:org.secpod.oval:def:22573Date: (C)2015-01-07   (M)2018-07-10
Class: COMPLIANCEFamily: windows




This policy setting allows a user to adjust the maximum amount of memory that is available to a process. The ability to adjust memory quotas is useful for system tuning, but it can be abused. In the wrong hands, it could be used to launch a denial of service (DoS) attack. When configuring a user right in the SCM enter a comma delimited list of accounts. Accounts can be either local or located in Active Directory, they can be groups, users, or computers. Fix: (1) GPO: Computer Configuration\Windows Settings\Security Settings\Local Policies\User Rights Assignment!Adjust memory quotas for a process (2) WMI: root\rsop\computer#RSOP_UserPrivilegeRight#AccountList#UserRight='SeIncreaseQuotaPrivilege' and precedence=1

Platform:
Microsoft Windows 8.1
Reference:
CCE-35490-2
CPE    1
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_8.1
CCE    1
CCE-35490-2
XCCDF    6
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xccdf_org.secpod_benchmark_PCI_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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