STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: Microsoft Word 2016 Security Technical Implementation Guide Version: 1 Release: 1 Benchmark Date: 14 Nov 2016: Attachments opened from Outlook must be in Protected View.

DISA Rule

SV-85709r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-71085

Group Title

SRG-APP-000210

Rule Version

DTOO293

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Set the policy value for User Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Microsoft Word 2016 -> Word Options -> Security -> Trust Center -> Protected View "Turn off Protected View for attachments opened from Outlook" to "Disabled".

Check Contents

Verify the policy value for User Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Microsoft Word 2016 -> Word Options -> Security -> Trust Center -> Protected View "Turn off Protected View for attachments opened from Outlook" is set to "Disabled".

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

HKCU\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Office\16.0\word\security\protectedview

Criteria: If the value DisableAttachmentsInPV is REG_DWORD = 0, this is not a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-71085

Documentable

False

Rule Version

DTOO293

Severity Override Guidance

Verify the policy value for User Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Microsoft Word 2016 -> Word Options -> Security -> Trust Center -> Protected View "Turn off Protected View for attachments opened from Outlook" is set to "Disabled".

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

HKCU\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Office\16.0\word\security\protectedview

Criteria: If the value DisableAttachmentsInPV is REG_DWORD = 0, this is not a finding.

Check Content Reference

M

Target Key

3133

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