STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: Microsoft Outlook 2010 STIG Version: 1 Release: 13 Benchmark Date: 27 Apr 2018: Outlook must be enforced as the default email, calendar, and contacts program.

DISA Rule

SV-33508r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-17753

Group Title

DTOO229 - Make Outlook the default program

Rule Version

DTOO229 - Outlook

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Set the policy value for User Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Microsoft Outlook 2010 -> Outlook Options -> Other “Make Outlook the default program for E-mail, Contacts, and Calendar” to “Enabled”.

Check Contents

The policy value for User Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Microsoft Outlook 2010 -> Outlook Options -> Other “Make Outlook the default program for E-mail, Contacts, and Calendar” must be set to “Enabled”.

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

HKCU\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Office\14.0\outlook\options\general

Criteria: If the value Check Default Client is REG_DWORD = 1, this is not a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-17753

Documentable

False

Rule Version

DTOO229 - Outlook

Severity Override Guidance

The policy value for User Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Microsoft Outlook 2010 -> Outlook Options -> Other “Make Outlook the default program for E-mail, Contacts, and Calendar” must be set to “Enabled”.

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

HKCU\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Office\14.0\outlook\options\general

Criteria: If the value Check Default Client is REG_DWORD = 1, this is not a finding.

Check Content Reference

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Responsibility

Information Assurance Officer

Target Key

2024

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