STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: Microsoft Word 2013 STIG Version: 1 Release: 6 Benchmark Date: 27 Apr 2018: Trust Bar Notifications for unsigned application add-ins must be blocked.

DISA Rule

SV-53566r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-17187

Group Title

DTOO131 - Trust Bar Notifications

Rule Version

DTOO131

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 "Disable Trust Bar Notification for unsigned application add-ins and block them" to "Enabled".

Check Contents

Verify the policy value for User Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Microsoft Word 2013 -> Word Options -> Security -> Trust Center "Disable Trust Bar Notification for unsigned application add-ins and block them" is set to "Enabled".

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

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

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

Vulnerability Number

V-17187

Documentable

False

Rule Version

DTOO131

Severity Override Guidance

Verify the policy value for User Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Microsoft Word 2013 -> Word Options -> Security -> Trust Center "Disable Trust Bar Notification for unsigned application add-ins and block them" is set to "Enabled".

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

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

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

Check Content Reference

M

Responsibility

Information Assurance Officer

Target Key

2487

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