Microsoft Word Viewer Installed (credentialed check)

info Nessus Plugin ID 93235
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A document viewing application is installed on the remote host.


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

Note that Word Viewer was formerly known as Word Viewer 2003 Service Pack 3. 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: 93235

File Name: microsoft_word_viewer_installed.nbin

Version: 1.48

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:word_viewer

Required KB Items: SMB/Office/ProductPath/Enumerated

Reference Information

IAVT: 0001-T-0670