FFOX-00-000020 - Firefox search suggestions must be disabled.

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Search suggestions must be disabled as this could lead to searches being conducted that were never intended to be made.


Windows group policy:
1. Open the group policy editor tool with 'gpedit.msc'.
2. Navigate to Policy Path: Computer ConfigurationAdministrative TemplatesMozillaFirefoxSearch
Policy Name: Search Suggestions
Policy State: Disabled

macOS 'plist' file:
Add the following:

Linux 'policies.json' file:
Add the following in the policies section:
'SearchSuggestEnabled': false

See Also


Item Details

References: CAT|II, CCI|CCI-000381, Rule-ID|SV-251564r807164_rule, STIG-ID|FFOX-00-000020, Vuln-ID|V-251564

Plugin: Unix

Control ID: 6cb91c077f1d0cf9b6a0fb0c249bd2657380eb335f20ca9631bed3dc9645cb3a