FFOX-00-000022 - Firefox network prediction must be disabled.

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If network prediction is enabled, requests to URLs are made without user consent. The browser should always make a direct DNS request without prefetching occurring.


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: Network Prediction
Policy State: Disabled

macOS 'plist' file:
Add the following:

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

See Also


Item Details

References: CAT|II, CCI|CCI-000381, Rule-ID|SV-251566r807170_rule, STIG-ID|FFOX-00-000022, Vuln-ID|V-251566

Plugin: Windows

Control ID: b36ecdb3ff488b6667d545c7f010c603825b23d39993935922e40cdebfca4a97