Checklist Details for USGCB Windows XP Firewall 2.1.x.1

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Checklist Highlights

Checklist Name:
USGCB Windows XP Firewall
Review Status:
Governmental Authority: Technology Infrastructure Subcommittee (TIS)
Target Product:
Target Product CPE Name Product Category
Microsoft Windows XP Pro Service Pack 3 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_xp:-:sp3:professional (View CVEs)
  • Operating System
Microsoft Windows XP Pro Service Pack 2 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_xp::sp2:professional (View CVEs)
  • Operating System
Checklist Summary:
The Federal Desktop Core Configuration (FDCC) is an OMB-mandated security configuration. The FDCC currently exists for Microsoft Windows Vista and XP operating system software. While not addressed specifically as the "Federal Desktop Core Configuration," the FDCC was originally called for in a 22 March 2007 memorandum from OMB to all Federal agencies and department heads and a corresponding memorandum from OMB to all Federal agency and department Chief Information Officers (CIO). This checklist represents the FDCC guidance for Microsoft Windows XP Firewall.
Checklist Role:
  • Operating System
Known Issues:
Not provided.
Target Audience:
Not provided.
Target Operational Environment:
  • Federal Desktop Core Configuration (FDCC)
Testing Information:
Not provided.
Regulatory Compliance:
Not provided.
Not provided.
Product Support:
Not provided.
Point of Contact:
Not provided.
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Change History:
04/08/2009 - Major Version 1.2 released

10/31/2008 - Major Version released

06/20/2008 - Major Version 1.0 released
The link to the FDCC home page.
FDCC primary download page
FDCC individual file listings and download page
NIST checklist record last modified on 10/05/2011