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Use of the QUIC protocol must be disabled.


Overview

Finding ID Version Rule ID IA Controls Severity
V-246736 EDGE-00-000063 SV-246736r766829_rule Medium
Description
QUIC is used by more than half of all connections from the Edge web browser to Google's servers, and this activity is undesirable in the DoD. If you enable this policy or don't configure it, the QUIC protocol is allowed. If you disable this policy, the QUIC protocol is blocked.
STIG Date
Microsoft Edge Security Technical Implementation Guide 2022-06-17

Details

Check Text ( C-50168r766827_chk )
The policy value for "Computer Configuration/Administrative Templates/Microsoft Edge/Allow QUIC protocol" 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 "QuicAllowed" is not set to "REG_DWORD = 0", this is a finding.
Fix Text (F-50122r766828_fix)
Set the policy value for "Computer Configuration/Administrative Templates/Microsoft Edge/Allow QUIC protocol" to "Disabled".