STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: Microsoft Office System 2013 STIG Version: 1 Release: 9 Benchmark Date: 25 Oct 2019: Passwords for secured documents must be enforced.

DISA Rule

SV-52744r2_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-17665

Group Title

DTOO195 - Disable Password to Open UI

Rule Version

DTOO195

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Set the policy value for User Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Microsoft Office 2013 -> Security Settings "Disable password to open UI" to "Disabled".

Check Contents

Verify the policy value for User Configuration >> Administrative Templates >> Microsoft Office 2013 >> Security Settings "Disable password to open UI" is set to "Disabled".

Use the Windows Registry Editor to navigate to the following key:
HKCU\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Office\15.0\common\security

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

Fix Text: Set the policy value for User Configuration >> Administrative Templates >> Microsoft Office 2013 >> Security Settings "Disable password to open UI" to "Disabled".

Vulnerability Number

V-17665

Documentable

False

Rule Version

DTOO195

Severity Override Guidance

Verify the policy value for User Configuration >> Administrative Templates >> Microsoft Office 2013 >> Security Settings "Disable password to open UI" is set to "Disabled".

Use the Windows Registry Editor to navigate to the following key:
HKCU\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Office\15.0\common\security

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

Fix Text: Set the policy value for User Configuration >> Administrative Templates >> Microsoft Office 2013 >> Security Settings "Disable password to open UI" to "Disabled".

Check Content Reference

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Responsibility

Information Assurance Officer

Target Key

2480

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