Compliance  oval:gov.nist.USGCB.ie8:def:31112
Computer Configuration\Network\Internet Explorer\Security Zones: Do Not Allow Users to Change Policies  

The Security Zones: Do not allow users to change policies setting prevents users from changing security zone settings. A security zone is a group of Web sites with the same security level.

Affected Platforms/Products

Platforms: windows (from OVAL definitions) Products: windows
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 8

References

  • CCE-833
  • CCE-10037-0

Criteria

The system is compliant
IF : All of the following are true
Prerequisites (Extended Definitions)
Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 is installed oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6210
IF : Computer Configuration\Network\Internet Explorer\Security Zones: Do Not Allow Users to Change Policies
Windows : Registry Test :  Computer Configuration\Network\Internet Explorer\Security Zones: Do Not Allow Users to Change Policies 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Windows : Registry Object Computer Configuration\Network\Internet Explorer\Security Zones: Do Not Allow Users to Change Policies
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings : Security_options_edit
type (equals) reg_dword
value
External Variable:oval:gov.nist.USGCB.ie8:var:31112 (Computer Configuration\Network\Internet Explorer\Security Zones: Do Not Allow Users to Change Policies)
(equals) (datatype=int)
Computer Configuration\Network\Internet Explorer\Security Zones: Do Not Allow Users to Change Policies windows : registry_state 

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