STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: Microsoft Office System 2013 STIG Version: 1 Release: 9 Benchmark Date: 25 Oct 2019: The Help Improve Proofing Tools feature for Office must be configured.

DISA Rule

SV-52719r5_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-17627

Group Title

DTOO182 - Improve Proofing Tools

Rule Version

DTOO182

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Set the policy value for User Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Microsoft Office 2013 -> Tools \ Options \ Spelling -> Proofing Data Collection "Improve Proofing Tools" to "Disabled".

Check Contents

Verify the policy value for User Configuration >> Administrative Templates >> Microsoft Office 2013 >> Tools >> Options >> Spelling >> Proofing Data Collection "Improve Proofing Tools" is set to "Disabled".

Use the Windows Registry Editor to navigate to the following. HKCU\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Office\15.0\common\ptwatson

If the value “PTWOptIn” is REG_DWORD = 0, this is not a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-17627

Documentable

False

Rule Version

DTOO182

Severity Override Guidance

Verify the policy value for User Configuration >> Administrative Templates >> Microsoft Office 2013 >> Tools >> Options >> Spelling >> Proofing Data Collection "Improve Proofing Tools" is set to "Disabled".

Use the Windows Registry Editor to navigate to the following. HKCU\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Office\15.0\common\ptwatson

If the value “PTWOptIn” is REG_DWORD = 0, this is not a finding.

Check Content Reference

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Responsibility

Information Assurance Officer

Target Key

2480

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