Skype skype4com URI Handler Remote Heap Corruption (uncredentialed check)

This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Skype client is affected by a buffer overflow vulnerability

Description :

The version of Skype installed on the remote host is vulnerable to a
heap overflow attack in the skype4com uri handler.

To exploit this vulnerability, a remote attacker must trick a user on
the affected host into clicking on a specially crafted Skype URL.

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to Skype release

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.9
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 29250 ()

Bugtraq ID: 26748

CVE ID: CVE-2007-5989

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