STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: Microsoft Word 2013 STIG Version: 1 Release: 6 Benchmark Date: 27 Apr 2018: The Internet Explorer Bind to Object functionality must be enabled.

DISA Rule

SV-53557r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-17174

Group Title

DTOO111 - Enable IE Bind to Object

Rule Version

DTOO111

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Set the policy value for Computer Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Microsoft Office 2013 (Machine) -> Security Settings -> IE Security "Bind to Object" to "Enabled" and place a check in the 'winword.exe' check box.

Check Contents

Verify the policy value for Computer Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Microsoft Office 2013 (Machine) -> Security Settings -> IE Security "Bind to Object" is set to "Enabled" and a check in the 'winword.exe' check box is selected.

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

HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main\FeatureControl\FEATURE_SAFE_BINDTOOBJECT

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

Vulnerability Number

V-17174

Documentable

False

Rule Version

DTOO111

Severity Override Guidance

Verify the policy value for Computer Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Microsoft Office 2013 (Machine) -> Security Settings -> IE Security "Bind to Object" is set to "Enabled" and a check in the 'winword.exe' check box is selected.

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

HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main\FeatureControl\FEATURE_SAFE_BINDTOOBJECT

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

Check Content Reference

M

Responsibility

Information Assurance Officer

Target Key

2487

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