STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: Microsoft Excel 2016 Security Technical Implementation Guide Version: 1 Release: 2 Benchmark Date: 27 Oct 2017: Configuration for file validation must be enforced.

DISA Rule

SV-85607r2_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-70983

Group Title

SRG-APP-000112

Rule Version

DTOO119

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Set the policy value for User Configuration >> Administrative Templates >> Microsoft Excel 2016 >> Excel Options >> Security "Turn off file validation" to "Disabled".

Check Contents

Verify the policy value for User Configuration >> Administrative Templates >> Microsoft Excel 2016 >> Excel Options >> Security "Turn off file validation" is set to "Disabled".

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

HKCU\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Office\16.0\excel\security\filevalidation

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

Vulnerability Number

V-70983

Documentable

False

Rule Version

DTOO119

Severity Override Guidance

Verify the policy value for User Configuration >> Administrative Templates >> Microsoft Excel 2016 >> Excel Options >> Security "Turn off file validation" is set to "Disabled".

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

HKCU\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Office\16.0\excel\security\filevalidation

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

Check Content Reference

M

Target Key

3113

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