STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: Microsoft Office System 2013 STIG Version: 1 Release: 9 Benchmark Date: 25 Oct 2019: The ability to create an online presentation programmatically must be disabled.

DISA Rule

SV-53211r4_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-40879

Group Title

DTOO409 - Disable programmatic creation of online presentation

Rule Version

DTOO409

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Set the policy value for User Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Microsoft Office 2013 -> Present Online -> "Restrict programmatic access for creating online presentations in PowerPoint and Word" to "Enabled".

Check Contents

Verify the policy value for User Configuration >> Administrative Templates >> Microsoft Office 2013 >> Present Online >> "Restrict programmatic access for creating online presentations in PowerPoint and Word" is set to "Enabled".

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

If the value “disableprogrammaticaccess” is REG_DWORD = 1, this is not a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-40879

Documentable

False

Rule Version

DTOO409

Severity Override Guidance

Verify the policy value for User Configuration >> Administrative Templates >> Microsoft Office 2013 >> Present Online >> "Restrict programmatic access for creating online presentations in PowerPoint and Word" is set to "Enabled".

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

If the value “disableprogrammaticaccess” is REG_DWORD = 1, this is not a finding.

Check Content Reference

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Responsibility

Information Assurance Officer

Target Key

2480

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