Set this to false to disable checking for updated versions of the Extensions/Themes. Automatic updates from untrusted sites puts the enclave at risk of attack and may override security settings.
Windows group policy:
1. Open the group policy editor tool with 'gpedit.msc'.
2. Navigate to Policy Path: Computer ConfigurationAdministrative TemplatesMozillaFirefoxExtensions
Policy Name: Extension Update
Policy State: Disabled
macOS 'plist' file:
Add the following:
Linux 'policies.json' file:
Add the following in the policies section:
The following resource is also helpful.
This security hardening control applies to the following category of controls within NIST 800-53: Configuration Management.This control applies to the following type of system Unix.