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  • Misconfig Name
  • "Turn off Autoplay" is not enabled
  • Description
  • The Windows Autoplay feature allows files to execute from an external drive as soon as it plugged into the computer. This may allow attackers to introduce malicious code to a system easily without user intervention. To prevent this, "Turn off Autoplay" settings must be enabled.
  • Severity
  • Critical
  • Category
  • OS Security Hardening
  • Resolution
  • Follow the below steps in GPO to resolve the misconfiguration. Configure the policy value for Computer Configuration >> Administrative Templates >> Windows Components >> AutoPlay Policies >> "Turn off AutoPlay" to "Enabled:All Drives".
  • Reboot Required
  • No