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 :

http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-07-070.html

Solution :

Upgrade to Skype release 3.6.0.216

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.9
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 29250 ()

Bugtraq ID: 26748

CVE ID: CVE-2007-5989

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