Microsoft Office Unsupported Version Detection

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 56998


The remote host contains an unsupported version of Microsoft Office.


According to its version, the installation of Microsoft Office on the remote Windows 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.


Upgrade to a version of Microsoft Office that is currently supported.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 56998

File Name: microsoft_office_unsupported.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.15 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2011/12/02

Modified: 2018/02/08

Dependencies: 27524

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C


Base Score: 10

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:microsoft:office

Required KB Items: SMB/Registry/Enumerated