STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 STIG Version: 1 Release: 10 Benchmark Date: 27 Apr 2018: Force encrypted macros to be scanned in open XML documents must be determined and configured.

DISA Rule

SV-33602r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-17473

Group Title

DTOO142 - Force Scan Encr. Macros in open XML

Rule Version

DTOO142 - PowerPoint

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Set the policy value for User Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 -> PowerPoint Options -> Security “Scan encrypted macros in PowerPoint Open XML presentations” to “Enabled (Scan encrypted macros (default)”.

Check Contents

The policy value for User Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 -> PowerPoint Options -> Security “Scan encrypted macros in PowerPoint Open XML presentations” must be “Enabled (Scan encrypted macros (default)”.

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

HKCU\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Office\14.0\powerpoint\security

Criteria: If the value PowerPointBypassEncryptedMacroScan is REG_DWORD = 0, this not a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-17473

Documentable

False

Rule Version

DTOO142 - PowerPoint

Severity Override Guidance

The policy value for User Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 -> PowerPoint Options -> Security “Scan encrypted macros in PowerPoint Open XML presentations” must be “Enabled (Scan encrypted macros (default)”.

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

HKCU\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Office\14.0\powerpoint\security

Criteria: If the value PowerPointBypassEncryptedMacroScan is REG_DWORD = 0, this not a finding.

Check Content Reference

M

Responsibility

System Administrator

Target Key

2025

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