STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: Microsoft Word 2013 STIG Version: 1 Release: 6 Benchmark Date: 27 Apr 2018: Blocking as default file block opening behavior must be enforced.

DISA Rule

SV-53555r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-26612

Group Title

DTOO110 - Set default file block behavior

Rule Version

DTOO110

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Set the policy value for User Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Microsoft Word 2013 -> Word Options -> Security -> Trust Center -> File Block Settings "Set default file block behavior" to "Enabled: Blocked files are not opened".

Check Contents

Verify the policy value for User Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Microsoft Word 2013 -> Word Options -> Security -> Trust Center -> File Block Settings "Set default file block behavior" is set to "Enabled: Blocked files are not opened".

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

HKCU\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Office\15.0\word\security\fileblock

Criteria: If the value OpenInProtectedView is REG_DWORD = 0, this is not a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-26612

Documentable

False

Rule Version

DTOO110

Severity Override Guidance

Verify the policy value for User Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Microsoft Word 2013 -> Word Options -> Security -> Trust Center -> File Block Settings "Set default file block behavior" is set to "Enabled: Blocked files are not opened".

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

HKCU\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Office\15.0\word\security\fileblock

Criteria: If the value OpenInProtectedView is REG_DWORD = 0, this is not a finding.

Check Content Reference

M

Responsibility

Information Assurance Officer

Target Key

2487

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