Microsoft Excel Viewer Installed (credentialed check)

info Nessus Plugin ID 93231
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A spreadsheet viewing application is installed on the remote host.


Microsoft Excel Viewer, used to view spreadsheets created in Microsoft Excel, is installed on the remote Windows host.

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.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 93231

File Name: microsoft_excel_viewer_installed.nbin

Version: 1.49

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 8/30/2016

Updated: 7/22/2021

Dependencies: office_installed.nasl

Asset Inventory: true

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:microsoft:excel_viewer

Required KB Items: SMB/Office/ProductPath/Enumerated

Reference Information

IAVT: 0001-T-0659