Microsoft Excel Viewer Unsupported Version Detection

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Synopsis :

The version of Microsoft Excel Viewer installed on the remote host is
no longer supported.

Description :

According to its self-reported version number, the installation of
Microsoft Excel Viewer on the remote host is no longer supported.

Lack of support implies that no new security patches for the product
will be released by the vendor. As a result, it is likely to contain
security vulnerabilities.

Note that Excel Viewer was formerly known as Excel Viewer 2007. The
file versions are the same, only the name has changed in references
to the product.

See also :

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/979860

Solution :

Upgrade to a version of Microsoft Excel Viewer that is currently
supported.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 93226 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID:

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