Compliance  oval:gov.nist.fdcc.ie7:def:884
Computer Configuration\Network\Internet Explorer\Internet Control Panel\Security Features\Consistent Mime Handling\Inter...  

Internet Explorer uses Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (MIME) data to determine file handling procedures for files received through a Web server. This policy setting determines whether Internet Explorer requires that all file-type information provided by Web servers be consistent. For example, if the MIME type of a file is text/plain but the MIME sniff indicates that the file is really an executable file, Internet Explorer renames the file by saving it in the Internet Explorer cache and changing its extension. If you enable this policy setting, Internet Explorer requires consistent MIME data for all received files. If you disable this policy setting, Internet Explorer will not require consistent MIME data for all received files. If you do not configure this policy setting, Internet Explorer requires consistent MIME data for all received files.

Affected Platforms/Products

Platforms: windows (from OVAL definitions) Products: windows
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 7

References

  • CCE-4047-7
  • CCE-382

Criteria

The system is compliant
IF : All of the following are true
Prerequisites (Extended Definitions)
Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 is installed oval:gov.nist.fdcc.ie7:def:627
IF : Computer Configuration\Network\Internet Explorer\Internet Control Panel\Security Features\Consistent Mime Handling\Internet Explorer Processes
Windows : Registry Test :  Computer Configuration\Network\Internet Explorer\Internet Control Panel\Security Features\Consistent Mime Handling\Internet Explorer Processes 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Windows : Registry Object Computer Configuration\Network\Internet Explorer\Internet Control Panel\Security Features\Binary Behavior Security Restriction\Internet Explorer Processes
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main\FeatureControl\FEATURE_MIME_HANDLING : iexplore.exe
type (equals) reg_sz
value
External Variable:oval:gov.nist.fdcc.ie7:var:902 (Computer Configuration\Network\Internet Explorer\Internet Control Panel\Security Features\Binary Behavior Security Restriction\Internet Explorer Processes)
(equals) (datatype=int)
Computer Configuration\Network\Internet Explorer\Internet Control Panel\Security Features\Binary Behavior Security Restriction\Internet Explorer Processes windows : registry_state 
IF : Computer Configuration\Network\Internet Explorer\Internet Control Panel\Security Features\Consistent Mime Handling\Internet Explorer Processes
Windows : Registry Test :  Computer Configuration\Network\Internet Explorer\Internet Control Panel\Security Features\Consistent Mime Handling\Internet Explorer Processes 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Windows : Registry Object Computer Configuration\Network\Internet Explorer\Internet Control Panel\Security Features\Binary Behavior Security Restriction\Internet Explorer Processes
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main\FeatureControl\FEATURE_MIME_HANDLING : explorer.exe
type (equals) reg_sz
value
External Variable:oval:gov.nist.fdcc.ie7:var:308 (Computer Configuration\Network\Internet Explorer\Internet Control Panel\Security Features\Binary Behavior Security Restriction\Internet Explorer Processes)
(equals) (datatype=int)
Computer Configuration\Network\Internet Explorer\Internet Control Panel\Security Features\Binary Behavior Security Restriction\Internet Explorer Processes windows : registry_state 
IF : Computer Configuration\Network\Internet Explorer\Internet Control Panel\Security Features\Consistent Mime Handling\Internet Explorer Processes
Windows : Registry Test :  Computer Configuration\Network\Internet Explorer\Internet Control Panel\Security Features\Consistent Mime Handling\Internet Explorer Processes 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Windows : Registry Object Computer Configuration\Network\Internet Explorer\Internet Control Panel\Security Features\Binary Behavior Security Restriction\Internet Explorer Processes
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main\FeatureControl\FEATURE_MIME_HANDLING : (Reserved)
type (equals) reg_sz
value
External Variable:oval:gov.nist.fdcc.ie7:var:455 (Computer Configuration\Network\Internet Explorer\Internet Control Panel\Security Features\Binary Behavior Security Restriction\Internet Explorer Processes)
(equals) (datatype=int)
Computer Configuration\Network\Internet Explorer\Internet Control Panel\Security Features\Binary Behavior Security Restriction\Internet Explorer Processes windows : registry_state 

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