Compliance  oval:gov.nist.fdcc.xpfirewall:def:5113
Allow local port exceptions - Standard Profile  

The Windows Firewall: Allow local port exceptions setting allows administrators to use the Windows Firewall component in Control Panel to define a local port exceptions list. Windows Firewall can use two port exceptions lists; the other is defined by the Windows Firewall: Define port exceptions policy setting. If you enable this policy setting, the Windows Firewall component in Control Panel allows administrators to define a local port exceptions list. If you disable this policy setting, the Windows Firewall component in Control Panel does not allow administrators to define such a list. Typically, local administrators are not authorized to override organizational policy and establish their own port exceptions list in enterprise or high security environments. For that reason, this appendix recommends configuring this option as Disabled.
Create Date: 2007-06-26

Affected Platforms/Products

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

References

  • CCE-2989-2
  • CCE-77

Criteria

The system is compliant
IF : All of the following are true
IF : SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\WindowsFirewall\StandardProfile\GloballyOpenPorts!AllowUserPrefMerge exists
Windows : Registry Test :  SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\WindowsFirewall\StandardProfile\GloballyOpenPorts!AllowUserPrefMerge 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\StandardProfile\GloballyOpenPorts : AllowUserPrefMerge
IF : SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\WindowsFirewall\StandardProfile\GloballyOpenPorts!AllowUserPrefMerge is set to the variable defined in the profile
Windows : Registry Test :  SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\WindowsFirewall\StandardProfile\GloballyOpenPorts!AllowUserPrefMerge 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\StandardProfile\GloballyOpenPorts : AllowUserPrefMerge
type (equals) reg_dword
value
External Variable:oval:gov.nist.fdcc.xpfirewall:var:51131 (Allow local port exceptions - Standard 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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