STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: Microsoft Access 2013 STIG Version: 1 Release: 6 Benchmark Date: 27 Apr 2018: Trust access for VBA must be disallowed.

DISA Rule

SV-52776r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-17545

Group Title

DTOO304 - VBA Macro Warning settings

Rule Version

DTOO304

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Set policy value for User Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Microsoft Access 2013 -> Application Settings -> Security -> Trust Center -> "VBA macro Notification Settings" must be set to "Enabled: Disable all with notification".

Check Contents

Verify the policy value for User Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Microsoft Access 2013 -> Application Settings -> Security -> Trust Center -> "VBA macro Notification Settings" is set to "Enabled: Disable all with notification".

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

HKCU\software\policies\Microsoft\office\15.0\access\security

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

Vulnerability Number

V-17545

Documentable

False

Rule Version

DTOO304

Severity Override Guidance

Verify the policy value for User Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Microsoft Access 2013 -> Application Settings -> Security -> Trust Center -> "VBA macro Notification Settings" is set to "Enabled: Disable all with notification".

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

HKCU\software\policies\Microsoft\office\15.0\access\security

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

Check Content Reference

M

Responsibility

Information Assurance Officer

Target Key

2477

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