STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: Microsoft Publisher 2010 STIG Version: 1 Release: 11 Benchmark Date: 27 Apr 2018: Navigation to URL's embedded in Office products must be blocked.

DISA Rule

SV-33900r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-17183

Group Title

DTOO123-Block Navigation to URL from Office

Rule Version

DTOO123 - 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 “Navigate URL” to “Enabled” and place a check in the ‘mspub.exe’ check box.

Check Contents

The policy value for Computer Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Microsoft Office 2010 (Machine) -> Security Settings -> IE Security “Navigate URL” must be “Enabled” and a check in the ‘mspub.exe’ check box must be present.

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

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

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

Vulnerability Number

V-17183

Documentable

False

Rule Version

DTOO123 - Publisher

Severity Override Guidance

The policy value for Computer Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Microsoft Office 2010 (Machine) -> Security Settings -> IE Security “Navigate URL” must be “Enabled” and a check in the ‘mspub.exe’ check box must be present.

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

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

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

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