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Importing of cookies must be disabled.


Overview

Finding ID Version Rule ID IA Controls Severity
V-235732 EDGE-00-000015 SV-235732r626523_rule Medium
Description
Allows users to import cookies from another browser into Microsoft Edge. If this policy is disabled, cookies are not imported on first run. If this policy is not configured, cookies are imported on first run.
STIG Date
Microsoft Edge Security Technical Implementation Guide 2022-06-17

Details

Check Text ( C-38951r626392_chk )
The policy value for "Computer Configuration/Administrative Templates/Microsoft Edge/Allow importing of cookies" must be set to "disabled".

Use the Windows Registry Editor to navigate to the following key:
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Edge

If the value for "ImportCookies" is not set to "REG_DWORD = 0", this is a finding.
Fix Text (F-38914r626393_fix)
Set the policy value for "Computer Configuration/Administrative Templates/Microsoft Edge/Allow importing of cookies" to "disabled".