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Scripted Window Security must be enforced in PowerPoint Viewer.


Finding ID Version Rule ID IA Controls Severity
V-70691 DTOO505 SV-85315r1_rule Medium
Malicious websites often try to confuse or trick users into giving a site permission to perform an action allowing the site to take control of the users' computers in some manner. Disabling or not configuring this setting allows unknown websites to: -Create browser windows appearing to be from the local operating system. -Draw active windows displaying outside of the viewable areas of the screen capturing keyboard input. -Overlay parent windows with their own browser windows to hide important system information, choices or prompts.
Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 STIG 2016-12-08


Check Text ( None )
Fix Text (F-47834r2_fix)
Set the policy value for Computer Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Microsoft Office 2016 (Machine) -> Security Settings -> IE Security "Scripted Window Security Restrictions" to "Enabled" and 'pptview.exe' is checked.