Policy CSP - ExploitGuard


ExploitGuard policies

ExploitGuard/ExploitProtectionSettings

ExploitGuard/ExploitProtectionSettings

Edition Windows 10 Windows 11
Home No No
Pro Yes Yes
Windows SE No Yes
Business Yes Yes
Enterprise Yes Yes
Education Yes Yes

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 Enable Exploit Protection on Devices and Import, export, and deploy Exploit Protection configurations.

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

ADMX Info:

  • GP Friendly name: Use a common set of exploit protection settings
  • GP name: ExploitProtection_Name
  • GP element: ExploitProtection_Name
  • GP path: Windows Components/Windows Defender Exploit Guard/Exploit Protection
  • GP ADMX file name: ExploitGuard.admx

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>


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