2489662 - How to enable Active blocking content to support blocking office files with Macro

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2489662 - How to enable Active blocking content to support blocking office files with Macro

Symptom

  • How to enable Active blocking content to support blocking office files with Macro
  • How to block Macro and OLE contents in major office file types: doc, docx, docm, xls, xlsx, xlsm, ppt, pptx, pptm.

Environment

  • BizX Platform

Resolution

  • Active Content Blocking is an opt-in security feature to inspect and block file with active content embedded during file upload process. Once enabled, files with Active Content cannot be uploaded to our application. This feature provides an extra level of insurance against 0-day attacks from the malicious file upload.
  • Following active contents will be blocked:

    1. Macro and OLE contents in major office file types: doc, docx, docm, xls, xlsx, xlsm, ppt, pptx, pptm.
    2. Javascript, embedded files, and launch action in PDF.
  • Please follow steps below to enable the Active Content Blocking feature:

    1. Go to Company Settings in Provisioning site 
    2. Find 'Active Content Detection' switch, enable and save the setting.

Keywords

  • Macro
  • OLE content
  • doc, docx, docm, xls, xlsx, xlsm, ppt, pptx, pptm
  • Javascript, embedded files, and launch action in PDF
  • Active Content Blocking
, KBA , LOD-SF-PLT , Foundational Capabilities & Tools , How To

Product

SAP SuccessFactors HCM Suite all versions