FFOX-00-000014 - Background submission of information to Mozilla must be disabled.

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Firefox by default sends information about Firefox to Mozilla servers. There should be no background submission of technical and other information from DoD computers to Mozilla with portions posted publicly.


Windows group policy:
1. Open the group policy editor tool with 'gpedit.msc'.
2. Navigate to Policy Path: Computer Configuration\Administrative Templates\Mozilla\Firefox
Policy Name: Disable Telemetry
Policy State: Enabled

macOS 'plist' file:
Add the following:

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

See Also


Item Details

References: CAT|II, CCI|CCI-000381, Rule-ID|SV-251558r807146_rule, STIG-ID|FFOX-00-000014, Vuln-ID|V-251558

Plugin: Windows

Control ID: c2a3f9274d454d3e73e2e7b2ce93261c15a2227896c16552c556af4e2e63ac4c