FFOX-00-000018 - Firefox must prevent the user from quickly deleting data.

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There should not be an option for a user to 'forget' work they have done. This is required to meet non-repudiation controls.


Windows group policy:
1. Open the group policy editor tool with 'gpedit.msc'.
2. Navigate to Policy Path: Computer ConfigurationAdministrative TemplatesMozillaFirefox
Policy Name: Disable Forget Button
Policy State: Enabled

macOS 'plist' file:
Add the following:

Linux 'policies.json' file:
Add the following in the policies section:
'DisableForgetButton': true

See Also


Item Details

References: CAT|II, CCI|CCI-002355, Rule-ID|SV-251562r807158_rule, STIG-ID|FFOX-00-000018, Vuln-ID|V-251562

Plugin: Unix

Control ID: c158a76224ec5153f22adeef2fe9121443f0922011023a5f6b975a645f4af5e1