STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: Microsoft Excel 2010 Version: 1 Release: 11 Benchmark Date: 27 Apr 2018: Macro storage must be in Personal macro workbooks.

DISA Rule

SV-33443r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-17804

Group Title

DTOO145 - Store macro in workbook

Rule Version

DTOO145 - Excel

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Set the policy value for User Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Microsoft Excel 2010 -> Excel Options -> Security -> Trust Center “Store macro in Personal Macro Workbook by default” to “Enabled”.

Check Contents

The policy value for User Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Microsoft Excel 2010 -> Excel Options -> Security -> Trust Center “Store macro in Personal Macro Workbook by default” must be set to “Enabled”.

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

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

Criteria: If the value fGlobalSheet_37_1 is REG_DWORD = 1, this is not a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-17804

Documentable

False

Rule Version

DTOO145 - Excel

Severity Override Guidance

The policy value for User Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Microsoft Excel 2010 -> Excel Options -> Security -> Trust Center “Store macro in Personal Macro Workbook by default” must be set to “Enabled”.

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

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

Criteria: If the value fGlobalSheet_37_1 is REG_DWORD = 1, this is not a finding.

Check Content Reference

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Responsibility

Information Assurance Officer

Target Key

2021

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