STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: Microsoft Word 2010 STIG Version: 1 Release: 11 Benchmark Date: 27 Apr 2018: The automatically update links feature must be configured as off.

DISA Rule

SV-33609r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-17811

Group Title

DTOO302 - Don't update Links at Open

Rule Version

DTOO302 - Word

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Set the policy value for User Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Microsoft Word 2010 -> Word Options -> Advanced “Update automatic links at Open” to “Disabled”.

Check Contents

The policy value for User Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Microsoft Word 2010 -> Word Options -> Advanced “Update automatic links at Open” must be set to “Disabled”.

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

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

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

Vulnerability Number

V-17811

Documentable

False

Rule Version

DTOO302 - Word

Severity Override Guidance

The policy value for User Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Microsoft Word 2010 -> Word Options -> Advanced “Update automatic links at Open” must be set to “Disabled”.

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

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

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

Check Content Reference

M

Responsibility

Information Assurance Officer

Target Key

2028

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