STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: Microsoft Word 2010 STIG Version: 1 Release: 11 Benchmark Date: 27 Apr 2018: Word 97 binary documents and templates must be configured to edit in protected view.

DISA Rule

SV-34099r2_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-26658

Group Title

DTOO338 - Word 97 binary documents and templates

Rule Version

DTOO338 - 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 -> File Block Settings “Word 97 binary documents and templates” to “Enabled: Allow editing and open in Protected View".

Check Contents

The policy value for User Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Microsoft Word 2010 -> Word Options -> Security -> Trust Center -> File Block Settings “Word 97 binary documents and templates” must be “Enabled: Allow editing and open in Protected View".

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

HKCU\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Office\14.0\word\security\fileblock

Criteria: If the value Word97Files is REG_DWORD = 5, this is not a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-26658

Documentable

False

Rule Version

DTOO338 - Word

Severity Override Guidance

The policy value for User Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Microsoft Word 2010 -> Word Options -> Security -> Trust Center -> File Block Settings “Word 97 binary documents and templates” must be “Enabled: Allow editing and open in Protected View".

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

HKCU\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Office\14.0\word\security\fileblock

Criteria: If the value Word97Files is REG_DWORD = 5, this is not a finding.

Check Content Reference

M

Responsibility

Information Assurance Officer

Target Key

2028

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