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

DISA Rule

SV-33610r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-17521

Group Title

DTOO139 - Save files default format

Rule Version

DTOO139 - Word

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Set the policy value for User Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Microsoft Word 2010 -> Word Options -> Save "default file format" to "Enabled Word Document (.docx)”.

Check Contents

The policy value for User Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Microsoft Word 2010 -> Word Options -> Save "default file format" must be set to "Enabled Word Document (.docx)”.

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 DefaultFormat is REG_SZ = (blank), this is not a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-17521

Documentable

False

Rule Version

DTOO139 - Word

Severity Override Guidance

The policy value for User Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Microsoft Word 2010 -> Word Options -> Save "default file format" must be set to "Enabled Word Document (.docx)”.

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 DefaultFormat is REG_SZ = (blank), this is not a finding.

Check Content Reference

M

Responsibility

Information Assurance Officer

Target Key

2028

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