STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: Microsoft Word 2010 STIG Version: 1 Release: 11 Benchmark Date: 27 Apr 2018: Disallowance of Trusted Locations on the network must be enforced.

DISA Rule

SV-33621r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-17520

Group Title

DTOO134 - Trusted locations on computer

Rule Version

DTOO134 - Word

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Set the policy value for User Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Microsoft Word 2010 -> Word Options -> Security -> Trust Center -> Trusted Locations “Allow Trusted Locations on the network” to “Disabled”.

Check Contents

The policy value for User Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Microsoft Word 2010 -> Word Options -> Security -> Trust Center -> Trusted Locations “Allow Trusted Locations on the network” 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\security\trusted locations

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

Vulnerability Number

V-17520

Documentable

False

Rule Version

DTOO134 - Word

Severity Override Guidance

The policy value for User Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Microsoft Word 2010 -> Word Options -> Security -> Trust Center -> Trusted Locations “Allow Trusted Locations on the network” 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\security\trusted locations

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

Check Content Reference

M

Responsibility

Information Assurance Officer

Target Key

2028

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