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Importing of extensions must be disabled.


Overview

Finding ID Version Rule ID IA Controls Severity
V-235733 EDGE-00-000016 SV-235733r626523_rule Medium
Description
Allows users to import extensions from another browser into Microsoft Edge. If this policy is enabled, the Extensions check box is automatically selected in the Import browser data dialog box. If this policy is disabled, extensions are not imported at first run, and users cannot import them manually.
STIG Date
Microsoft Edge Security Technical Implementation Guide 2022-06-17

Details

Check Text ( C-38952r626395_chk )
The policy value for "Computer Configuration/Administrative Templates/Microsoft Edge/Allow importing of extensions" 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 "ImportExtensions" is not set to "REG_DWORD = 0", this is a finding.
Fix Text (F-38915r626396_fix)
Set the policy value for "Computer Configuration/Administrative Templates/Microsoft Edge/Allow importing of extensions" to "disabled".