STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 STIG Version: 1 Release: 10 Benchmark Date: 27 Apr 2018: Attachments opened from Outlook must be in Protected View.

DISA Rule

SV-33876r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-26617

Group Title

DTOO293 - Turn off Protected View for attachments

Rule Version

DTOO293 - 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 -> Trust Center -> Protected View “Turn off Protected View for attachments opened from Outlook” to “Disabled”.

Check Contents

The policy value for User Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 -> PowerPoint Options -> Security -> Trust Center -> Protected View “Turn off Protected View for attachments opened from Outlook” must be set to “Disabled”.

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

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

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

Vulnerability Number

V-26617

Documentable

False

Rule Version

DTOO293 - PowerPoint

Severity Override Guidance

The policy value for User Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 -> PowerPoint Options -> Security -> Trust Center -> Protected View “Turn off Protected View for attachments opened from Outlook” must be set to “Disabled”.

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

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

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

Check Content Reference

M

Responsibility

System Administrator

Target Key

2025

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