STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: Microsoft Office System 2013 STIG Version: 1 Release: 9 Benchmark Date: 25 Oct 2019: A mix of policy and user locations for Office Products must be disallowed.

DISA Rule

SV-52745r4_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-17560

Group Title

DTOO196 - Mix of Policy and User Locations

Rule Version

DTOO196

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Set the policy value for User Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Microsoft Office 2013 -> Security Settings -> Trust Center "Allow mix of policy and user locations" to "Disabled".

Check Contents

Verify the policy value for User Configuration >> Administrative Templates >> Microsoft Office 2013 >> Security Settings >> Trust Center "Allow mix of policy and user locations" is set to "Disabled".

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

If the value “Allow User Locations” is REG_DWORD = 0, this is not a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-17560

Documentable

False

Rule Version

DTOO196

Severity Override Guidance

Verify the policy value for User Configuration >> Administrative Templates >> Microsoft Office 2013 >> Security Settings >> Trust Center "Allow mix of policy and user locations" is set to "Disabled".

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

If the value “Allow User Locations” 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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