Downloads:

559

Downloads of v 0.0.1:

559

Last Update:

10 May 2018

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • bcurran3

Tags:

bcurran3 block javascript vbscript js jse vbs vbe config security

Block JavaScript and VBScript (Config)

0.0.1 | Updated: 10 May 2018

Downloads:

559

Downloads of v 0.0.1:

559

Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • bcurran3

Block JavaScript and VBScript (Config) 0.0.1

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Details

To install Block JavaScript and VBScript (Config), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

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To upgrade Block JavaScript and VBScript (Config), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

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To uninstall Block JavaScript and VBScript (Config), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

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NOTE: This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to https://chocolatey.org/api/v2. Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Enter your internal repository url

(this should look similar to https://chocolatey.org/api/v2)

4. Choose your deployment method:


choco upgrade blockjsvbs-winconfig -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:


choco upgrade blockjsvbs-winconfig -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'"
$exitCode = $LASTEXITCODE

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0
}

Exit $exitCode

- name: Ensure blockjsvbs-winconfig installed
  win_chocolatey:
    name: blockjsvbs-winconfig
    state: present
    version: 0.0.1
    source: STEP 3 URL

See docs at https://docs.ansible.com/ansible/latest/modules/win_chocolatey_module.html.

Coming early 2020! Central Managment Reporting available now! More information...


chocolatey_package 'blockjsvbs-winconfig' do
  action    :install
  version  '0.0.1'
  source   'STEP 3 URL'
end

See docs at https://docs.chef.io/resource_chocolatey_package.html.


Chocolatey::Ensure-Package
(
    Name: blockjsvbs-winconfig,
    Version: 0.0.1,
    Source: STEP 3 URL
);

Requires Otter Chocolatey Extension. See docs at https://inedo.com/den/otter/chocolatey.


cChocoPackageInstaller blockjsvbs-winconfig
{
   Name     = 'blockjsvbs-winconfig'
   Ensure   = 'Present'
   Version  = '0.0.1'
   Source   = 'STEP 3 URL'
}

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at https://github.com/chocolatey/cChoco.


package { 'blockjsvbs-winconfig':
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  ensure   => '0.0.1',
  source   => 'STEP 3 URL',
}

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at https://forge.puppet.com/puppetlabs/chocolatey.


salt '*' chocolatey.install blockjsvbs-winconfig version="0.0.1" source="STEP 3 URL"

See docs at https://docs.saltstack.com/en/latest/ref/modules/all/salt.modules.chocolatey.html.

5. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

This package was approved by moderator gep13 on 11 May 2018.

Description

blockjsvbs-winconfig helps protect you from malware payloads delivered using JavaScript and VBScript. It does this by simply reassociating the related file extensions (.js, .jse, .vbs, .vbe) to open up in your default text editor (most likely Notepad or Wordpad) instead of executing the scripts via their native script engines.

blockjsvbs-winconfig is only one step in helping to protect your computer from malware. There are many more file extensions that you may want to reassociate or disassociate completely. You can simply do this for more file extensions by looking at the ChocolateyInstall and ChocolateyUninstall scripts or read about the assoc command.

blockjsvbs-winconfig is global. You only need to run it once and it will help protect all users of the computer.

Uninstalling blockjsvbs-winconfig will revert the file associations back to default.

PACKAGE NOTES


tools\.SkipAutoUninstaller
 
tools\ChocolateyInstall.ps1
$packageName  = 'blockjsvbs-winconfig'

cmd.exe /c assoc .js=txtfile
cmd.exe /c assoc .jse=txtfile
cmd.exe /c assoc .vbs=txtfile
cmd.exe /c assoc .vbe=textfile
Write-Host .js, .jse, .vbs, and .vbs script files will now open in your text editor instead of executing. -foreground magenta
tools\ChocolateyUninstall.ps1
$packageName = 'blockjsvbs-winconfig'

cmd.exe /c assoc .js=JSFile
cmd.exe /c assoc .jse=JSEFile
cmd.exe /c assoc .vbs=VBSFile
cmd.exe /c assoc .vbe=VBEFile
Write-Host .js, .jse, .vbs, and .vbs script files now re-associated back to default script engines. -foreground magenta

Log in or click on link to see number of positives.

In cases where actual malware is found, the packages are subject to removal. Software sometimes has false positives. Moderators do not necessarily validate the safety of the underlying software, only that a package retrieves software from the official distribution point and/or validate embedded software against official distribution point (where distribution rights allow redistribution).

Chocolatey Pro provides runtime protection from possible malware.

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