Compliance  oval:gov.nist.fdcc.xpfirewall:def:5005
Allow file and print sharing exception - Domain Profile  

This setting allows file and printer sharing by configuring Windows Firewall to open UDP ports 137 and 138 and TCP ports 139 and 445. If you enable this policy setting, Windows Firewall opens these ports so that the computer can receive print jobs and requests for access to shared files. You must specify the IP addresses or subnets from which these incoming messages are allowed. If you disable this policy setting, Windows Firewall blocks these ports and prevents the computer from sharing files and printers. Because the computers in your environment running Windows XP will not normally be sharing files and printers, this appendix recommends you configure this setting as Disabled in all environments. Note: If any policy setting opens TCP port 445, Windows Firewall allows inbound ICMP echo request messages (such as those sent by the Ping utility), even if the Windows Firewall: Allow ICMP exceptions policy setting would block them. Policy settings that can open TCP port 445 include Windows Firewall: Allow file and printer sharing exception, Windows Firewall: Allow remote administration exception, and Windows Firewall: Define port exceptions.
Create Date: 2007-06-26

Affected Platforms/Products

Platforms: windows (from OVAL definitions)
  • Microsoft Windows XP

References

  • CCE-555
  • CCE-3247-4

Criteria

The system is compliant
IF : All of the following are true
IF : SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\WindowsFirewall\DomainProfile\Services\FileAndPrint!Enabled exists
Windows : Registry Test :  SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\WindowsFirewall\DomainProfile\Services\FileAndPrint!Enabled exists 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Windows : Registry Object 
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\WindowsFirewall\DomainProfile\Services\FileAndPrint : Enabled
IF : SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\WindowsFirewall\DomainProfile\Services\FileAndPrint!Enabled is set to the variable defined in the profile
Windows : Registry Test :  SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\WindowsFirewall\DomainProfile\Services\FileAndPrint!Enabled is set to the variable defined in the profile 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Windows : Registry Object 
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\WindowsFirewall\DomainProfile\Services\FileAndPrint : Enabled
type (equals) reg_dword
value
External Variable:oval:gov.nist.fdcc.xpfirewall:var:50051 (Allow file and print sharing exception - Domain Profile)
(equals) (datatype=int)
windows : registry_state 
IF : Any one of the following are true
Prerequisites (Extended Definitions)
Microsoft Windows XP (x86) SP2 is installed oval:org.mitre.oval:def:754
Microsoft Windows XP (x86) SP3 is installed oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5631

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