STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: Microsoft Office System 2016 Security Technical Implementation Guide Version: 1 Release: 1 Benchmark Date: 14 Nov 2016: Inclusion of document properties for PDF and XPS output must be disallowed.

DISA Rule

SV-85507r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-70883

Group Title

SRG-APP-000516

Rule Version

DTOO206

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Set the policy value for User Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Microsoft Office 2016 -> Microsoft Save As PDF and XPS add-ins "Disable inclusion of document properties in PDF and XPS output" to "Enabled".

Check Contents

Verify the policy value for User Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Microsoft Office 2016 -> Microsoft Save As PDF and XPS add-ins "Disable inclusion of document properties in PDF and XPS output" is set to "Enabled".

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

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

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

Vulnerability Number

V-70883

Documentable

False

Rule Version

DTOO206

Severity Override Guidance

Verify the policy value for User Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Microsoft Office 2016 -> Microsoft Save As PDF and XPS add-ins "Disable inclusion of document properties in PDF and XPS output" is set to "Enabled".

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

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

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

Check Content Reference

M

Target Key

3117

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