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Re: Nessus to Excel
From: offset <offset () svcroot net>
Date: Sat, 8 Apr 2006 05:22:26 +0200

The nessus .nbe format is delimited by |

You can grep the timestamps and results into different files and import them separately if that makes it easier.

Just import into excel with | as the delimiter.

Now the annoying part, sometimes, the description of the vulnerability will include a | in it (as in TRACK|TRACE) and 
one or more that I'm aware of.  You'll need to be aware of these and understand that this may throw your columns off a 
bit unless you can identify them and change the |'s that do not belong to something else (ie. &#124)


On Fri, Apr 07, 2006 at 10:15:40AM -0400, Matthew Webster wrote:
I'm not a database guy and not good with XML.  Does anyone know a good way to transfer Nessus documents to Excel 
output?  I need it to compare the output from an outside company's scan (which is in Excel) in a quick fashion.  I do 
have a linux box and a windows box at my disposal.  Any ideas?

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