STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: Microsoft Excel 2010 Version: 1 Release: 11 Benchmark Date: 27 Apr 2018: Save files default format must be configured.

DISA Rule

SV-33437r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-17521

Group Title

DTOO139 - Save files default format

Rule Version

DTOO139 - Excel

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Set the policy value for User Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Microsoft Excel 2010 -> Excel Options -> Save "default file format" to "Enabled (Excel Workbook *.xlsx)".

Check Contents

The policy value for User Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Microsoft Excel 2010 -> Excel Options -> Save "default file format" must be set to "Enabled (Excel Workbook *.xlsx)".

Procedure: Use the Windows Registry Editor to navigate to the following key:

HKCU\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Office\14.0\excel\options

Criteria: If the value DefaultFormat is REG_DWORD = 0x00000033(hex) or 51 (Decimal), this is not a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-17521

Documentable

False

Rule Version

DTOO139 - Excel

Severity Override Guidance

The policy value for User Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Microsoft Excel 2010 -> Excel Options -> Save "default file format" must be set to "Enabled (Excel Workbook *.xlsx)".

Procedure: Use the Windows Registry Editor to navigate to the following key:

HKCU\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Office\14.0\excel\options

Criteria: If the value DefaultFormat is REG_DWORD = 0x00000033(hex) or 51 (Decimal), this is not a finding.

Check Content Reference

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Responsibility

Information Assurance Officer

Target Key

2021

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