STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: Microsoft Office System 2016 Security Technical Implementation Guide Version: 1 Release: 1 Benchmark Date: 14 Nov 2016: Document metadata for password protected files must be protected.

DISA Rule

SV-85487r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-70863

Group Title

SRG-APP-000231

Rule Version

DTOO188

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Set the policy value for User Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Microsoft Office 2016 -> Security Settings "Protect document metadata for password protected files" to "Enabled".

Check Contents

Verify the policy value for User Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Microsoft Office 2016 -> Security Settings "Protect document metadata for password protected files" is set to "Enabled".

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

HKCU\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Office\16.0\common\security

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

Vulnerability Number

V-70863

Documentable

False

Rule Version

DTOO188

Severity Override Guidance

Verify the policy value for User Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Microsoft Office 2016 -> Security Settings "Protect document metadata for password protected files" is set to "Enabled".

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

HKCU\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Office\16.0\common\security

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

Check Content Reference

M

Target Key

3117

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