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V-223380

The default file block behavior must be set to not open blocked files in PowerPoint.

Finding ID
O365-PT-000004
Rule ID
SV-223380r508019_rule
Severity
Cat II
CCE
(None)
Group Title
SRG-APP-000207
CCI
CCI-001662
Target Key
(None)
Documentable
No
Discussion

This policy setting allows you to determine if users can open, view, or edit Word files. If you enable this policy setting, you can set one of these options: - Blocked files are not opened. - Blocked files open in Protected View and cannot be edited. - Blocked files open in Protected View and can be edited. If you disable or do not configure this policy setting, the behavior is the same as the "Blocked files are not opened" setting. Users will not be able to open blocked files.

Fix Text

Set the policy value for User Configuration >> Administrative Templates >> Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 >> PowerPoint Options >> Security >> Trust Center >> File Block Settings "Set default file block behavior" to "Enabled: Blocked files are not opened".

Check Content

Verify the policy value for User Configuration >> Administrative Templates >> Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 >> PowerPoint Options >> Security >> Trust Center >> File Block Settings "Set default file block behavior" is set to "Enabled: Blocked files are not opened". Use the Windows Registry Editor to navigate to the following key: HKCU\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Office\16.0\PowerPoint\security\fileblock If the value OpenInProtectedView is REG_DWORD = 0, this is not a finding.