This script is Copyright (C) 2011-2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Skype client allows arbitrary code execution.
According to its timestamp, the version of Skype installed on the
remote Mac OS X host reportedly allows an attacker to send a specially
crafted message to a user on the affected host and execute arbitrary
Note that by default, such a message would have to come from someone
in a user's Skype Contact List.
See also :
Upgrade to Skype for Mac 126.96.36.1992 or later.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.1
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.2
Public Exploit Available : true
Nessus Plugin ID: 53845 ()
Bugtraq ID: 47747
CVE ID: CVE-2011-2074
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