STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: Microsoft InfoPath 2013 STIG Version: 1 Release: 5 Benchmark Date: 27 Apr 2018: Unsafe file types must be prevented from being attached to InfoPath forms.

DISA Rule

SV-53355r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-17764

Group Title

DTOO160 - Unsafe File Attachments in InfoPath

Rule Version

DTOO160

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Set the policy value for User Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Microsoft InfoPath 2013 -> Security -> "Prevent users from allowing unsafe file types to be attached to forms" to "Enabled".

Check Contents

The policy value for User Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Microsoft InfoPath 2013 -> Security -> "Prevent users from allowing unsafe file types to be attached to forms" must be set to "Enabled".

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

HKCU\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Office\15.0\InfoPath\security

Criteria: If the value DisallowAttachmentCustomization is REG_DWORD = 1, this is not a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-17764

Documentable

False

Rule Version

DTOO160

Severity Override Guidance

The policy value for User Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Microsoft InfoPath 2013 -> Security -> "Prevent users from allowing unsafe file types to be attached to forms" must be set to "Enabled".

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

HKCU\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Office\15.0\InfoPath\security

Criteria: If the value DisallowAttachmentCustomization is REG_DWORD = 1, this is not a finding.

Check Content Reference

M

Responsibility

Information Assurance Officer

Target Key

2479

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