STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: Microsoft Excel 2010 Version: 1 Release: 11 Benchmark Date: 27 Apr 2018: Document behavior if file validation fails must be set.

DISA Rule

SV-33867r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-26616

Group Title

DTOO292 - Set document behavior

Rule Version

DTOO292 - Excel

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Set the policy value for User Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Microsoft Excel 2010 -> Excel Options -> Security -> Trust Center -> Protected View “Set document behavior if file validation fails” to "Enabled: Open in Protected View" and Unchecked for "Do not allow edit".

Check Contents

The policy value for User Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Microsoft Excel 2010 -> Excel Options -> Security -> Trust Center -> Protected View “Set document behavior if file validation fails” must be "Enabled: Open in Protected View" and Unchecked for "Do not allow edit".

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

HKCU\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Office\14.0\excel\security\filevalidation

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

AND

HKCU\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Office\14.0\excel\security\filevalidation

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

Vulnerability Number

V-26616

Documentable

False

Rule Version

DTOO292 - Excel

Severity Override Guidance

The policy value for User Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Microsoft Excel 2010 -> Excel Options -> Security -> Trust Center -> Protected View “Set document behavior if file validation fails” must be "Enabled: Open in Protected View" and Unchecked for "Do not allow edit".

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

HKCU\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Office\14.0\excel\security\filevalidation

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

AND

HKCU\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Office\14.0\excel\security\filevalidation

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

Check Content Reference

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Responsibility

Information Assurance Officer

Target Key

2021

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