Examine desktop firewall configuration settings to verify they are secured from unauthorized access |
Configuring the firewall rules properly is not enough when unauthorized users can modify its rules or even completely disable it. This query will display endpoints that don’t have protection enabled against unauthorized modifications by end users, such as access permissions set to allow access by regular users or there’s an ability for regular users to add or modify the existing firewall rules to allow new types of inbound or outbound traffic from the endpoints located in CDE.
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1.2.1.b: Traffic Limited to Necessary
Examine firewall configuration rules for inbound and outbound connections to verify that it’s limited to which is necessary
1.2.1.c: Deny All Other Traffic
Examine all "deny" rules to verify that all other inbound and outbound traffic is explicitly denied
1.2.2.b: Configurations are Synchronized
Examine desktop firewall configurations to verify they are synchronized
Find more information on 1.2.2.a: Protect Configuration from Unauthorized Access at Microsoft TechNet.