WN12-CC-000123 - The Windows Remote Management (WinRM) client must not use Basic authentication.

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Basic authentication uses plain text passwords that could be used to compromise a system.


Configure the policy value for Computer Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Windows Components -> Windows Remote Management (WinRM) -> WinRM Client -> 'Allow Basic authentication' to 'Disabled'.

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Item Details

References: CAT|I, CCI|CCI-000877, Rule-ID|SV-225396r569185_rule, STIG-ID|WN12-CC-000123, STIG-Legacy|SV-51752, STIG-Legacy|V-36712, Vuln-ID|V-225396

Plugin: Windows

Control ID: 6730e9cca338b1cd1fa4993eb0cd42f727b6929cef26e1fa2a3d2eb0d88fd3e9