DTBC-0064 - Autoplay must be disabled.

Information

This allows a user to control if videos can play automatically with audio content (without user consent) in Google Chrome.

If the policy is set to 'True', Google Chrome is allowed to autoplay media. If the policy is set to 'False', Google Chrome is not allowed to autoplay media. The 'AutoplayAllowlist' policy can be used to override this for certain URL patterns. By default, Google Chrome is not allowed to autoplay media. The 'AutoplayAllowlist' policy can be used to override this for certain URL patterns.

Solution

Windows group policy:
1. Open the 'group policy editor' tool with gpedit.msc
2. Navigate to Policy Path: Computer Configuration\Administrative Templates\Google\Google Chrome\
Policy Name: Allow media autoplay
Policy State: Disabled
Policy Value: N/A

See Also

https://dl.dod.cyber.mil/wp-content/uploads/stigs/zip/U_Google_Chrome_V2R6_STIG.zip

Item Details

Category: CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT

References: 800-53|CM-7a., CAT|II, CCI|CCI-000381, Rule-ID|SV-221595r820911_rule, STIG-ID|DTBC-0064, STIG-Legacy|SV-96295, STIG-Legacy|V-81581, Vuln-ID|V-221595

Plugin: Windows

Control ID: 91997cf927f282d5602ecc75e24e2a8499ef0709d429ff7796b6c72e38d5d93c