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User feedback must be disabled.


Overview

Finding ID Version Rule ID IA Controls Severity
V-235769 EDGE-00-000057 SV-235769r626523_rule Medium
Description
Microsoft Edge uses the Edge Feedback feature (enabled by default) to allow users to send feedback, suggestions, or customer surveys and to report any issues with the browser. By default, users cannot disable (turn off) the Edge Feedback feature. If this policy is enabled or not configured, users can invoke Edge Feedback. If this policy is disabled, users cannot invoke Edge Feedback.
STIG Date
Microsoft Edge Security Technical Implementation Guide 2022-06-17

Details

Check Text ( C-38988r626503_chk )
The policy value for "Computer Configuration/Administrative Templates/Microsoft Edge/Allow user feedback" 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 UserFeedbackAllowed is not set to "REG_DWORD = 0", this is a finding.
Fix Text (F-38951r626504_fix)
Set the policy value for "Computer Configuration/Administrative Templates/Microsoft Edge/Allow user feedback" to "disabled".