STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: Microsoft Word 2016 Security Technical Implementation Guide Version: 1 Release: 1 Benchmark Date: 14 Nov 2016: Macros must be blocked from running in Office files from the Internet.

DISA Rule

SV-85731r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-71107

Group Title

SRG-APP-000210

Rule Version

DTOO600

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 "Block macros from running in Office files from the Internet" to "Enabled".

Check Contents

Verify the policy value for User Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Microsoft Word 2016 -> Word Options -> Security -> Trust Center "Block macros from running in Office files from the Internet" is set to "Enabled".

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

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

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

Vulnerability Number

V-71107

Documentable

False

Rule Version

DTOO600

Severity Override Guidance

Verify the policy value for User Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Microsoft Word 2016 -> Word Options -> Security -> Trust Center "Block macros from running in Office files from the Internet" is set to "Enabled".

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

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

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

Check Content Reference

M

Target Key

3133

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