Policy CSP - ExploitGuard


ExploitGuard policies

ExploitGuard/ExploitProtectionSettings


ExploitGuard/ExploitProtectionSettings

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Scope:

  • Device

Enables the IT admin to push out a configuration representing the desired system and application mitigation options to all the devices in the organization. The configuration is represented by an XML. For more information Exploit Protection, see Protect devices from exploits with Windows Defender Exploit Guard and Import, export, and deploy Exploit Protection configurations.

The system settings require a reboot; the application settings do not require a reboot.

Here is an example:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<SyncML xmlns="SYNCML:SYNCML1.1">
  <SyncBody>
    <Replace>
      <CmdID>$CmdId$</CmdID>
      <Item>
        <Meta>
          <Format>chr</Format>
          <Type>text/plain</Type>
       </Meta>
        <Target>
          <LocURI>./Vendor/MSFT/Policy/Config/ExploitGuard/ExploitProtectionSettings</LocURI>
        </Target>
        <Data><![CDATA[<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?><MitigationPolicy><SystemConfig><SEHOP Audit="true" /></SystemConfig><AppConfig Executable="iexplore.exe"><ImageLoad AuditImageLoad="true" /><Payload AuditEnableExportAddressFilter="true"AuditEnableExportAddressFilterPlus="true"AuditEnableImportAddressFilter="true"AuditEnableRopStackPivot="true"AuditEnableRopCallerCheck="true"AuditEnableRopSimExec="true"/></AppConfig><AppConfig Executable="wordpad.exe"><DynamicCode Audit="true" /><SignedBinaries Audit="true" AuditStoreSigned="false" /><ImageLoad AuditImageLoad="true"  /><ChildProcess  Audit="true" /><Payload AuditEnableExportAddressFilter="true"AuditEnableExportAddressFilterPlus="true"AuditEnableImportAddressFilter="true"AuditEnableRopStackPivot="true"AuditEnableRopCallerCheck="true"AuditEnableRopSimExec="true"/></AppConfig><AppConfig Executable="notepad.exe"><DynamicCode Audit="true" /><SignedBinaries Audit="true" AuditStoreSigned="false" /><ImageLoad AuditImageLoad="true" /><ChildProcess Audit="true" /><Payload AuditEnableExportAddressFilter="true"AuditEnableExportAddressFilterPlus="true"AuditEnableImportAddressFilter="true"AuditEnableRopStackPivot="true"AuditEnableRopCallerCheck="true"AuditEnableRopSimExec="true"/></AppConfig><AppConfig Executable="outlook.exe"><Payload AuditEnableExportAddressFilter="true"AuditEnableExportAddressFilterPlus="true"AuditEnableImportAddressFilter="true"AuditEnableRopStackPivot="true"AuditEnableRopCallerCheck="true"AuditEnableRopSimExec="true"/></AppConfig><AppConfig Executable="winword.exe"><Payload AuditEnableExportAddressFilter="true"AuditEnableExportAddressFilterPlus="true"AuditEnableImportAddressFilter="true"AuditEnableRopStackPivot="true"AuditEnableRopCallerCheck="true"AuditEnableRopSimExec="true"/></AppConfig><AppConfig Executable="excel.exe"><Payload AuditEnableExportAddressFilter="true"AuditEnableExportAddressFilterPlus="true"AuditEnableImportAddressFilter="true"AuditEnableRopStackPivot="true"AuditEnableRopCallerCheck="true"AuditEnableRopSimExec="true"/></AppConfig><AppConfig Executable="powerpnt.exe"><Payload AuditEnableExportAddressFilter="true"AuditEnableExportAddressFilterPlus="true"AuditEnableImportAddressFilter="true"AuditEnableRopStackPivot="true"AuditEnableRopCallerCheck="true"AuditEnableRopSimExec="true"/></AppConfig><AppConfig Executable="AcroRd32.exe"><Payload AuditEnableExportAddressFilter="true"AuditEnableExportAddressFilterPlus="true"AuditEnableImportAddressFilter="true"AuditEnableRopStackPivot="true"AuditEnableRopCallerCheck="true"AuditEnableRopSimExec="true"/></AppConfig><AppConfig Executable="Acrobat.exe"><Payload AuditEnableExportAddressFilter="true"AuditEnableExportAddressFilterPlus="true"AuditEnableImportAddressFilter="true"AuditEnableRopStackPivot="true"AuditEnableRopCallerCheck="true"AuditEnableRopSimExec="true"/></AppConfig><AppConfig Executable="fltldr.exe"><DynamicCode Audit="true" /><ImageLoad AuditImageLoad="true" /><ChildProcess Audit="true" /><Payload AuditEnableExportAddressFilter="true"AuditEnableExportAddressFilterPlus="true"AuditEnableImportAddressFilter="true"AuditEnableRopStackPivot="true"AuditEnableRopCallerCheck="true"AuditEnableRopSimExec="true"/></AppConfig><AppConfig Executable="RuntimeBroker.exe"><ImageLoad AuditImageLoad="true" /><Payload AuditEnableExportAddressFilter="true"AuditEnableExportAddressFilterPlus="true"AuditEnableImportAddressFilter="true"AuditEnableRopStackPivot="true"AuditEnableRopCallerCheck="true"AuditEnableRopSimExec="true"/></AppConfig><AppConfig Executable="SearchIndexer.exe"><DynamicCode Audit="true" /><SignedBinaries Audit="true" AuditStoreSigned="false" /><Payload AuditEnableExportAddressFilter="true"AuditEnableExportAddressFilterPlus="true"AuditEnableImportAddressFilter="true"AuditEnableRopStackPivot="true"AuditEnableRopCallerCheck="true"AuditEnableRopSimExec="true"/></AppConfig><AppConfig Executable="java.exe"><Payload AuditEnableExportAddressFilter="true"AuditEnableExportAddressFilterPlus="true"AuditEnableImportAddressFilter="true"AuditEnableRopStackPivot="true"AuditEnableRopCallerCheck="true"AuditEnableRopSimExec="true"/></AppConfig><AppConfig Executable="javaws.exe"><Payload AuditEnableExportAddressFilter="true"AuditEnableExportAddressFilterPlus="true"AuditEnableImportAddressFilter="true"AuditEnableRopStackPivot="true"AuditEnableRopCallerCheck="true"AuditEnableRopSimExec="true"/></AppConfig><AppConfig Executable="javaw.exe"><Payload AuditEnableExportAddressFilter="true"AuditEnableExportAddressFilterPlus="true"AuditEnableImportAddressFilter="true"AuditEnableRopStackPivot="true"AuditEnableRopCallerCheck="true"AuditEnableRopSimExec="true"/></AppConfig><AppConfig Executable="EpSelfhostV1.exe"><DynamicCode Audit="true" /><ImageLoad AuditImageLoad="true" /><ChildProcess Audit="true" /><Payload AuditEnableExportAddressFilter="true"AuditEnableExportAddressFilterPlus="true"AuditEnableImportAddressFilter="true"AuditEnableRopStackPivot="true"AuditEnableRopCallerCheck="true"AuditEnableRopSimExec="true"/></AppConfig></MitigationPolicy>]]></Data>
      </Item>
    </Replace>
    <Final/>
  </SyncBody>
</SyncML>

Footnote:

  • 1 - Added in Windows 10, version 1607.
  • 2 - Added in Windows 10, version 1703.
  • 3 - Added in Windows 10, version 1709.