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The Secondary Logon service must be disabled on Windows 11.


Finding ID Version Rule ID IA Controls Severity
V-253289 WN11-00-000175 SV-253289r828951_rule Medium
The Secondary Logon service provides a means for entering alternate credentials, typically used to run commands with elevated privileges. Using privileged credentials in a standard user session can expose those credentials to theft.
Microsoft Windows 11 Security Technical Implementation Guide 2023-09-29


Check Text ( C-56742r828949_chk )
Run "Services.msc".

Locate the "Secondary Logon" service.

If the "Startup Type" is not "Disabled" or the "Status" is "Running", this is a finding.
Fix Text (F-56692r828950_fix)
Configure the "Secondary Logon" service "Startup Type" to "Disabled".