Microsoft Windows: Turn off picture password sign-in

2018-11-09T00:00:00
ID OPENVAS:1361412562310109682
Type openvas
Reporter Copyright (C) 2018 Greenbone Networks GmbH
Modified 2019-12-13T00:00:00

Description

This policy setting allows you to control whether a domain user can sign in using a picture password.

If you enable this policy setting, a domain user can

                                        
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if(description)
{
  script_oid("1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.109682");
  script_version("2019-12-13T11:11:18+0000");
  script_tag(name:"last_modification", value:"2019-12-13 11:11:18 +0000 (Fri, 13 Dec 2019)");
  script_tag(name:"creation_date", value:"2018-11-09 10:47:49 +0100 (Fri, 09 Nov 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 picture password sign-in");
  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_copyright("Copyright (C) 2018 Greenbone Networks GmbH");
  script_family("Policy");
  script_dependencies("smb_reg_service_pack.nasl");
  script_mandatory_keys("Compliance/Launch");

  script_add_preference(name:"Value", type:"radio", value:"1;0");

  script_xref(name:"URL", value:"https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/confirmation.aspx?id=25250");

  script_tag(name:"summary", value:"This policy setting allows you to control whether a domain user
can sign in using a picture password.

If you enable this policy setting, a domain user can't set up or sign in with a picture password.
If you disable or don't configure this policy setting, a domain user can set up and use a picture password.
Note that the user's domain password will be cached in the system vault when using this feature.

(C) 2015 Microsoft Corporation.");

  exit(0);
}

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

target_os = "Microsoft Windows 8.1 or later";
win_min_ver = "6.3";
title = "Turn off picture password sign-in";
solution = "Set following UI path accordingly:
Computer Configuration/Administrative Templates/System/Logon/" + title;
test_type = "RegKey";
type = "HKLM";
key = "Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\System";
item = "BlockDomainPicturePassword";
reg_path = type + "\" + key + "!" + item;
default = script_get_preference("Value");

if(!policy_verify_win_ver(min_ver:win_min_ver)){
  results = policy_report_wrong_os(target_os:target_os);
}else{
  results = policy_match_exact_reg_dword(key:key, item:item, type:type, default:default);
}

value = results["value"];
comment = results["comment"];
compliant = results["compliant"];

policy_reporting(result:value, default:default, compliant:compliant, fixtext:solution,
  type:test_type, test:reg_path, info:comment);
policy_set_kbs(type:test_type, cmd:reg_path, default:default, solution:solution, title:title,
  value:value, compliant:compliant);

exit(0);