WN10-00-000130 - Software certificate installation files must be removed from Windows 10.

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Use of software certificates and their accompanying installation files for end users to access resources is less secure than the use of hardware-based certificates.

NOTE: Nessus has provided the target output to assist in reviewing the benchmark to ensure target compliance.


Remove any certificate installation files (*.p12 and *.pfx) found on a system.

Note: This does not apply to server-based applications that have a requirement for .p12 certificate files (e.g., Oracle Wallet Manager) or Adobe PreFlight certificate files.

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Item Details

References: CAT|II, CCI|CCI-000366, Rule-ID|SV-220723r569187_rule, STIG-ID|WN10-00-000130, STIG-Legacy|SV-77883, STIG-Legacy|V-63393, Vuln-ID|V-220723

Plugin: Windows

Control ID: aeb16929c08adac9f71c2286b71b620ca5b086c1e9bd035cefe5f31a9db5a59d