FFOX-00-000007 - Firefox must be configured to disable form fill assistance.

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To protect privacy and sensitive data, Firefox provides the ability to configure the program so that data entered into forms is not saved. This mitigates the risk of a website gleaning private information from prefilled information.


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

macOS 'plist' file:
Add the following:

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

See Also


Item Details

References: CAT|II, CCI|CCI-000381, Rule-ID|SV-251551r807125_rule, STIG-ID|FFOX-00-000007, Vuln-ID|V-251551

Plugin: Unix

Control ID: c6a0a98e2c81f319760f74bfec149e79b5c4de9c2055e45327b417540771bd91