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11/21/2016 TheUnitedStatesGovernmentConfigurationBaseline(USGCB)Windows7Content

TheUnitedStatesGovernmentConfigurationBaseline(USGCB)Windows7Content
usgcb.nist.gov/usgcb/microsoft/download_win7.html

WarningNotice

Donotattempttoimplementanyofthesettingswithoutfirsttestingtheminanonoperationalenvironment.TheserecommendationshaveonlybeentestedonWindows7Ultimate32bit,Windows7Ultimate64
bit,Windows7Enterprisex86,andWindows7Enterprisex64.ThesesettingsmaybeapplicabletootherWindowssystemsandservicepackshowever,NISThasnottestedotherWindowsbasedsystemswith
thesesettings.PleaseseetheNationalChecklistProgram(NCP)websiteforconfigurationguidesrelatedtootherWindowsBasedsystemsandapplications.

Thedraftdownloadpackagescontainrecommendedsecuritysettingstheyarenotmeanttoreplacewellstructuredpolicyorsoundjudgment.Furthermore,theserecommendationsdonotaddresssitespecificconfigurationissues.
Caremustbetakenwhenimplementingthesesettingstoaddresslocaloperationalandpolicyconcerns.

TheserecommendationsweredevelopedattheNationalInstituteofStandardsandTechnology,whichcollaboratedwithDoDandMicrosofttoproducetheWindows7,Windows7Firewall,InternetExplorer8USGCB.Pursuantto
title17Section105oftheUnitedStatesCode,theserecommendationsarenotsubjecttocopyrightprotectionandareinthepublicdomain.NISTassumesnoresponsibilitywhatsoeverfortheirusebyotherparties,andmakesno
guarantees,expressedorimplied,abouttheirquality,reliability,oranyothercharacteristic.Wewouldappreciateacknowledgementiftherecommendationsareused.

DownloadPackages

ThefollowingtableprovidesthedownloadsfortheWindows7USGCBContent.VHDsarealsoavailabletousefortesting.AdditionalinformationcanbefoundintheFAQ.

Documentation GPOs SCAPContent

USGCBMajorVersion2.0.x.1Settings USGCBWindows7GPOs2011.11.10 USGCBSCAP1.2

PleaserefertothetoplevelMicrosoftContentPageforthelistingofallUSGCB sha1 Windows7Content2015.04.20


settingsandassociatedhashvalues.
DF9CE1ED4EAFC3F6D2DAA16D675FF73B0C803471 sha1
USGCBMajorVersion2.0.x.1KnownIssues
sha256 45851378578C40966A2B9
PleaserefertothetoplevelMicrosoftContentPageforthelistingofallknown
issuesrelatingtoUSGCBcontentandassociatedhashvalues. C56B3E5F6034B8F76DE0D13375879EB93A568FEBA30025887CB5C66D3887F38E sha256

USGCB/FDCCComparisonforWindows2010.11.09 DC84153B7D6969AF1ECB

sha1

876AF07C7B8D7286B75E2CFE07A3EF1FDB2C55CD

sha256

18C842F84882390F518E025741E1BAE66449F30B9B84CA7070F33065BBC959EE

UpdateHistory

Date Documentation GPOs SCAPContent CCEto80053Mappings

April20, Nochanges Nochanges USGCBmajorversion2.0.5.1FinalReleaseSCAP Nochanges


2015 contentposted.

February USGCBSCAP1.2Settings Nochanges USGCBmajorversion2.0.5.1ReleaseCandidateSCAP Nochanges


25,2015 posted contentposted.

February Nochanges Nochanges RemovedSCAP1.0USGCBcontent. Nochanges


25,2015

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October Nochanges Nochanges USGCBmajorversion1.3.5.1ReleaseCandidateSCAP Nochanges


03,2014 contentposted.

December Nochanges Nochanges USGCBmajorversion1.2.x.0SCAPcontentposted. Nochanges


17,2013

November Nochanges Nochanges USGCBmajorversion1.2.x.0SCAPcontentposted. Nochanges


19,2013

October Nochanges Nochanges USGCBmajorversion1.2.x.0SCAPcontentposted. Nochanges


22,2013

September Nochanges Nochanges USGCBmajorversion1.2.x.0SCAPcontentposted. Nochanges


20,2013

August30, Nochanges Nochanges USGCBmajorversion1.2.x.0SCAPcontentposted. Nochanges


2013

July31, Nochanges Nochanges USGCBmajorversion1.2.x.0SCAPcontentposted. Nochanges


2013

June25, Nochanges Nochanges USGCBmajorversion1.2.x.0SCAPcontentposted. Nochanges


2013

May29, Nochanges Nochanges USGCBmajorversion1.2.x.0SCAPcontentposted. Nochanges


2013

April29, Nochanges Nochanges USGCBmajorversion1.2.x.0SCAPcontentposted. Nochanges


2013

March21, Nochanges Nochanges USGCBmajorversion1.2.x.0SCAPcontentposted. Nochanges


2013

February Nochanges Nochanges USGCBmajorversion1.2.x.0SCAPcontentposted. Nochanges


25,2013

January Nochanges Nochanges USGCBmajorversion1.2.x.0SCAPcontentposted. Nochanges


22,2013

December Nochanges Nochanges USGCBmajorversion1.2.x.0SCAPcontentposted. Nochanges


28,2012

December Nochanges Nochanges USGCBmajorversion1.2.x.0SCAPcontentposted. Nochanges


05,2012

November Nochanges Nochanges SCAP1.2(Oval5.10)contentsignatureupdatedno Nochanges


28,2012 otherchangetocontent.

October Nochanges Nochanges USGCBmajorversion1.2.x.0SCAPcontentposted. Nochanges


31,2012

August17, Nochanges Nochanges USGCBmajorversion1.2.x.0SCAPcontentposted. Nochanges


2012

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July30, Nochanges Nochanges USGCBmajorversion1.2.x.0SCAPcontentposted. Nochanges


2012

June15, Nochanges Nochanges USGCBmajorversion1.2.x.0SCAPcontentposted. Nochanges


2012

May21, Nochanges Nochanges USGCBmajorversion1.2.x.0SCAPcontentposted. Nochanges


2012 SCAP1.2(Oval5.10)contentsignatureupdatedno
changetocontent

April23, Nochanges Nochanges USGCBmajorversion1.2.x.0SCAPcontentposted Nochanges


2012

March22, Nochanges Nochanges USGCBmajorversion1.2.x.0SCAPcontentposted Nochanges


2012

February Nochanges Nochanges USGCBmajorversion1.2.x.0SCAPcontentposted Nochanges


23,2012

January Nochanges Nochanges USGCBmajorversion1.2.x.0SCAPcontentposted Nochanges


23,2012

November Nochanges Nochanges USGCBmajorversion1.2.x.0SCAPcontentposted Nochanges


14,2011

November Nochanges USGCBGPOsposted Nochanges Nochanges


10,2011

October Nochanges Nochanges USGCBmajorversion1.2.x.0SCAPcontentposted Nochanges


26,2011

October Nochanges Nochanges USGCBmajorversion1.2.x.0SCAPcontentposted Nochanges


17,2011

October Nochanges Nochanges Nochanges NationalChecklistProgram'sMachinereadableCCEto80053Mappingslinked


04,2011

September USGCBmajorversion Nochanges USGCBmajorversion1.2.x.0SCAPcontentposted Nochanges


21,2011 1.2.x.0SettingsandKnown
Issuesposted

August18, Nochanges Nochanges USGCBOVAL5.3&5.4patchcontentupdated Nochanges


2011

July27, Nochanges Nochanges USGCBOVAL5.3&5.4patchcontentupdated Nochanges


2011

July06, Nochanges Nochanges USGCBOVAL5.3&5.4patchcontentupdated Nochanges


2011

April28, Nochanges Nochanges USGCBOVAL5.3&5.4patchcontentupdated Nochanges


2011

March18, Nochanges Nochanges USGCBOVAL5.3&5.4patchcontentupdated Nochanges


2011

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February Nochanges Nochanges USGCBOVAL5.3&5.4patchcontentupdated Nochanges


22,2011

February Nochanges USGCBmajorversion Nochanges Nochanges


04,2011 1.1.x.0GPOsposted

January USGCBmajorversion Nochanges Renamedpatchfile Nochanges


31,2011 1.1.x.0SettingsandKnown
Issuesposted

January Nochanges Nochanges USGCBOVAL5.3&5.4patchcontentupdated Nochanges


20,2011

January Nochanges Nochanges USGCBOVAL5.3&5.4patchcontentupdated Nochanges


07,2011

November Nochanges Nochanges USGCBOVAL5.3&5.4patchcontentupdated Nochanges


17,2010

November USGCB/FDCCComparison Nochanges Nochanges Nochanges


09,2010 forWindowsupdated

November Nochanges RemovedallAlphaand USGCBOVAL5.3&5.4patchcontentupdated Nochanges


03,2010 BetainstancesinXML
resultsfiles

October Nochanges Nochanges USGCBOVAL5.3&5.4patchcontentupdated Nochanges


27,2010

October Nochanges USGCBGPOsposted Nochanges Nochanges


20,2010

September Nochanges Nochanges USGCBOVAL5.3&5.4patchcontentupdated Nochanges


30,2010

September USGCBmajorversion Nochanges USGCBmajorversion1.0.x.0SCAPcontentposted CCEmappingupdatesreflectedinUSGCBSettingsspreadsheet


24,2010 1.0.x.0SettingsKnown
Issuesposted

August31, USGCBBetaSettingsand USGCBBetaGPOs USGCBBetaSCAPcontentposted CCEmappingupdatesreflectedinUSGCBBetaSettingsspreadsheet


2010 updatedSCAPcontent posted
issuesposted

August20, Nochanges Nochanges AlphaUSGCBOVAL5.3&5.4patchcontentupdated Nochanges


2010

August09, Nochanges Nochanges AlphaUSGCBOVAL5.3&5.4patchcontentupdated Nochanges


2010

August03, Nochanges Nochanges AlphaUSGCBOVAL5.3patchcontentupdated Nochanges


2010

July20, Nochanges Nochanges AlphaUSGCBOVAL5.3&5.4patchcontentupdated Nochanges


2010

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June30, USGCB/FDCCComparison Nochanges Nochanges Nochanges


2010 forWindowsadded

June16, Nochanges Nochanges AlphaUSGCBOVAL5.3&5.4patchcontentupdated Nochanges


2010

May28, Settingclarificationprovided, Minorbugfixes MinorSCAPbugfixesimplemented NonmachinereadablemappingscanbefoundinUSGCBAlphaSettings.Pleasenotethat


2010 nosettingshavechanged implemented thesenonmachinereadablemappingswillberemovedwhenthemachinereadable
mappingsareavailable.

April23, AlphaContentReleased AlphaContentReleased AlphaContentReleased AlphaContentReleased


2010

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