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The Password Manager must be disabled.


Overview

Finding ID Version Rule ID IA Controls Severity
V-235756 EDGE-00-000043 SV-235756r626523_rule Medium
Description
Enable Microsoft Edge to save user passwords. If this policy is enabled, users can save their passwords in Microsoft Edge. The next time the user visits the site, Microsoft Edge will enter the password automatically.
STIG Date
Microsoft Edge Security Technical Implementation Guide 2022-06-17

Details

Check Text ( C-38975r626464_chk )
The policy value for "Computer Configuration/Administrative Templates/Microsoft Edge/Password manager and protection/Enable saving passwords to the password manager" 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 "PasswordManagerEnabled" is not set to "REG_DWORD = 0", this is a finding.
Fix Text (F-38938r626465_fix)
Set the policy value for "Computer Configuration/Administrative Templates/Microsoft Edge/Password manager and protection/Enable saving passwords to the password manager" to "disabled".