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V-223387

Files in unsafe locations must be opened in Protected view in PowerPoint.

Finding ID
O365-PT-000011
Rule ID
SV-223387r508019_rule
Severity
Cat II
CCE
(None)
Group Title
SRG-APP-000207
CCI
CCI-001662
Target Key
(None)
Documentable
No
Discussion

This policy setting determines whether files located in unsafe locations will open in Protected View. If unsafe locations have not been specified, only the "Downloaded Program Files" and "Temporary Internet Files" folders are considered unsafe locations. If enabling this policy setting, files located in unsafe locations do not open in Protected View. If disabling or not configuring this policy setting, files located in unsafe locations open in Protected View.

Fix Text

Set the policy value for User Configuration >> Administrative Templates >> Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 >> PowerPoint Options >> Security >> Trust Center >> Protected View "Do not open files in unsafe locations in Protected View" to "Disabled".

Check Content

Verify the policy value for User Configuration >> Administrative Templates >> Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 >> PowerPoint Options >> Security >> Trust Center >> Protected View "Do not open files in unsafe locations in Protected View" is set to "Disabled". Use the Windows Registry Editor to navigate to the following key: HKCU\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Office\16.0\PowerPoint\security\protectedview If the value DisableUnsafeLocationsInPV is REG_DWORD = 0, this is not a finding.