STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: Microsoft Word 2016 Security Technical Implementation Guide Version: 1 Release: 1 Benchmark Date: 14 Nov 2016: Word 95 binary documents and templates must be configured to edit in protected view.

DISA Rule

SV-85723r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-71099

Group Title

SRG-APP-000207

Rule Version

DTOO337

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 -> File Block Settings "Word 95 binary documents and templates" to "Enabled: Allow editing and open in Protected View".

Check Contents

Verify the policy value for User Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Microsoft Word 2016 -> Word Options -> Security -> Trust Center -> File Block Settings "Word 95 binary documents and templates" is set to "Enabled: Allow editing and open in Protected View".

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

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

Criteria: If the value Word95Files is REG_DWORD = 5, this is not a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-71099

Documentable

False

Rule Version

DTOO337

Severity Override Guidance

Verify the policy value for User Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Microsoft Word 2016 -> Word Options -> Security -> Trust Center -> File Block Settings "Word 95 binary documents and templates" is set to "Enabled: Allow editing and open in Protected View".

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

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

Criteria: If the value Word95Files is REG_DWORD = 5, this is not a finding.

Check Content Reference

M

Target Key

3133

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