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EGL9.2.Is Journal Import Spreadsheet Still Using Excel 4.0 Macros? (Doc ID 2928458.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 21, 2023

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise FIN General Ledger - Version 9.2 to 9.2 [Release 9]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


While using  delivered Journal Import Spreadsheet to import journals into PeopleSoft, the  security department noticed that the spreadsheet still uses Excel 4.0 (XLM) Macros. These are extremely vulnerable and can be used to spread malicious code and viruses.

Excel 5.0 uses Visual Basic (VBA) by default. Could Oracle remove the Excel 4.0 artifacts?


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