DTBC-0011 - The Password Manager must be disabled.

Information

Enables saving passwords and using saved passwords in Google Chrome. Malicious sites may take advantage of this feature by using hidden fields gain access to the stored information. If you enable this setting, users can have Google Chrome memorize passwords and provide them automatically the next time they log in to a site. If you disable this setting, users are not able to save passwords or use already saved passwords. If you enable or disable this setting, users cannot change or override this setting in Google Chrome. If this policy is left not set, this will be enabled but the user will be able to change it. ListPassword manager should not be used as it stores passwords locally.

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\Password Manager\
Policy Name: Enable Saving Passwords to the Password Manager
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-221567r615937_rule, STIG-ID|DTBC-0011, STIG-Legacy|SV-57575, STIG-Legacy|V-44741, Vuln-ID|V-221567

Plugin: Windows

Control ID: de7e84d4e0168138525dbd4b4e000625da81e95ac43697f927b5b354c5804d6b