DTOO119 - Word - Configuration for file validation must be enforced.


Office Binary Documents (97-2003) are checked to see if they conform against the file format schema before they are opened.


Set the policy value for User Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Microsoft Word 2010 -> Word Options -> Security 'Turn off file validation' to 'Disabled'.

Supportive Information

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This security hardening control applies to the following category of controls within NIST 800-53: System and Communications Protection.This control applies to the following type of system Windows.