STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: Microsoft Publisher 2010 STIG Version: 1 Release: 11 Benchmark Date: 27 Apr 2018: Links that invoke instances of IE from within an Office product must be blocked.

DISA Rule

SV-33894r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-17184

Group Title

DTOO129 - Block Pop-Ups

Rule Version

DTOO129 - Publisher

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Set the policy value for Computer Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Microsoft Office 2010 (Machine) -> Security Settings -> IE Security “Block popups” to “Enabled” and select ‘mspub.exe'.

Check Contents

The policy value for Computer Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Microsoft Office 2010 (Machine) -> Security Settings -> IE Security “Block popups” must be “Enabled” and ‘mspub.exe' is checked.

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

HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main\FeatureControl\FEATURE_WEBOC_POPUPMANAGEMENT

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

Vulnerability Number

V-17184

Documentable

False

Rule Version

DTOO129 - Publisher

Severity Override Guidance

The policy value for Computer Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Microsoft Office 2010 (Machine) -> Security Settings -> IE Security “Block popups” must be “Enabled” and ‘mspub.exe' is checked.

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

HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main\FeatureControl\FEATURE_WEBOC_POPUPMANAGEMENT

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

Check Content Reference

M

Responsibility

Information Assurance Officer

Target Key

2027

Comments