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Warning Bar settings for VBA macros must be configured.


Finding ID Version Rule ID IA Controls Severity
V-70681 DTOO304 SV-85305r1_rule Medium
When users open files containing VBA macros, applications open the files with the macros disabled and displays the Trust Bar with a warning that macros are present and have been disabled. Users may then enable these macros by clicking Options on the Trust Bar and selecting the option to enable them. Disabling or not configuring this setting may allow dangerous macros to become active on user computers or the network.
Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 STIG 2016-12-08


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Fix Text (F-46455r1_fix)
Set the policy value for User Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 -> PowerPoint Options -> Security -> Trust Center "VBA Macro Notification Settings" to "Enabled (Disable all with notification)".