STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: Microsoft Excel 2010 Version: 1 Release: 11 Benchmark Date: 27 Apr 2018: Open/Save actions for Dif and Sylk files must be blocked.

DISA Rule

SV-34238r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-26596

Group Title

DTOO112 - Dif and Sylk files

Rule Version

DTOO112 - 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 -> File Block Settings “Dif and Sylk files” to “Enabled: Open/Save blocked, use open policy".

Check Contents

The policy value for User Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Microsoft Excel 2010 -> Excel Options -> Security -> Trust Center -> File Block Settings “Dif and Sylk files” must be “Enabled: Open/Save blocked, use open policy".

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

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

Criteria: If the value DifandSylkFiles is REG_DWORD = 2, this is not a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-26596

Documentable

False

Rule Version

DTOO112 - Excel

Severity Override Guidance

The policy value for User Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Microsoft Excel 2010 -> Excel Options -> Security -> Trust Center -> File Block Settings “Dif and Sylk files” must be “Enabled: Open/Save blocked, use open policy".

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

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

Criteria: If the value DifandSylkFiles is REG_DWORD = 2, this is not a finding.

Check Content Reference

M

Responsibility

Information Assurance Officer

Target Key

2021

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