Microsoft PowerPoint Viewer Unsupported Version Detection

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 93228


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


According to its self-reported version number, the installation of Microsoft PowerPoint 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 PowerPoint Viewer was formerly known as PowerPoint Viewer 2010. The file versions are the same, only the name has changed in references to the product.


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 93228

File Name: microsoft_powerpoint_viewer_unsupported.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2016/08/30

Modified: 2016/09/08

Dependencies: 93233

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:powerpoint_viewer

Required KB Items: installed_sw/Microsoft PowerPoint Viewer