Skype URI Handling Arbitrary File Download (uncredentialed check)

This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Skype client is affected by an information disclosure

Description :

The version of Skype installed on the remote host reportedly may allow
a remote attacker to initiate a file transfer to another Skype user by
means of a specially crafted Skype URL.

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to Skype release 2.0.*.105 / 2.5.*.79 or later.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.6
CVSS Temporal Score : 2.5
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 21576 ()

Bugtraq ID: 18038

CVE ID: CVE-2006-2312

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