Microsoft Windows: Turn off Search Companion content file updates

2018-06-25T00:00:00
ID OPENVAS:1361412562310109361
Type openvas
Reporter Copyright (c) 2018 Greenbone Networks GmbH
Modified 2018-09-11T00:00:00

Description

This test checks the setting for policy

                                        
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# OpenVAS Vulnerability Test
# $Id: win_content_file_updates.nasl 11337 2018-09-11 14:23:53Z emoss $
#
# Check value for Turn off Search Companion content file updates
#
# Authors:
# Emanuel Moss <emanuel.moss@greenbone.net>
#
# Copyright:
# Copyright (c) 2018 Greenbone Networks GmbH, http://www.greenbone.net
#
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#
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###############################################################################

if(description)
{
  script_oid("1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.109361");
  script_version("$Revision: 11337 $");
  script_tag(name:"last_modification", value:"$Date: 2018-09-11 16:23:53 +0200 (Tue, 11 Sep 2018) $");
  script_tag(name:"creation_date", value:"2018-06-25 11:30:16 +0200 (Mon, 25 Jun 2018)");
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base", value:"0.0");
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base_vector", value:"AV:L/AC:H/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:N");
  script_tag(name:"qod", value:"97");
  script_name('Microsoft Windows: Turn off Search Companion content file updates');
  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_copyright("Copyright (c) 2018 Greenbone Networks GmbH");
  script_family("Policy");
  script_dependencies("smb_reg_service_pack.nasl");
  script_add_preference(name:"Value", type:"radio", value:"1;0");
  script_mandatory_keys("Compliance/Launch");
  script_tag(name:"summary", value:"This test checks the setting for policy
'Turn off Search Companion content file updates' on Windows hosts (at least
Windows 7).

The policy setting controls whether Search Companion should automatically
download content updates during local and Internet searches.
When users search the local computer or the Internet, Search Companion
occasionally connects to Microsoft to download an updated privacy policy and
additional content files used to format and display results.");
  exit(0);
}

include("smb_nt.inc");
include("policy_functions.inc");

if(!get_kb_item("SMB/WindowsVersion")){
  policy_logging(text:'Host is no Microsoft Windows System or it is not possible
to query the registry.');
  exit(0);
}

if(get_kb_item("SMB/WindowsVersion") < "6.1"){
  policy_logging(text:'Host is not at least a Microsoft Windows 7 system.
Older versions of Windows are not supported any more. Please update the
Operating System.');
  exit(0);
}

title = 'Turn off Search Companion content file updates';
fixtext = 'Set following UI path accordingly:
Computer Configuration/Administrative Templates/System/
Internet Communication Management/Internet Communication settings/' + title;
type = 'HKLM';
key = 'Software\\Policies\\Microsoft\\SearchCompanion';
item = 'DisableContentFileUpdates';
value = registry_get_dword(key:key, item:item, type:type);
default = script_get_preference('Value');

if(value == ''){
  value = '0';
}

if(int(value) == int(default)){
  compliant = 'yes';
}else{
  compliant = 'no';
}

policy_logging(text:'"' + title + '" is set to: ' + value);
policy_add_oid();
policy_set_dval(dval:default);
policy_fixtext(fixtext:fixtext);
policy_control_name(title:title);
policy_set_kb(val:value);
policy_set_compliance(compliant:compliant);

exit(0);