Skype Web Content Zone Multiple Field Remote Code Execution (uncredentialed check)

This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Skype client is affected by a remote code execution issue
through the web handler.

Description :

The version of Skype installed on the remote host reportedly may allow
a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code by enticing the user to
retrieve specially crafted we content through the skype interface.

See also :

http://www.skype.com/security/skype-sb-2008-001-update2.html
http://www.skype.com/security/skype-sb-2008-002.html
http://www.skype.com/security/skype-sb-2008-001-update1.html

Solution :

Upgrade to Skype release 3.6.0.248 or later.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.6
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.3
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 30206 ()

Bugtraq ID: 27338

CVE ID: CVE-2008-0454
CVE-2008-0582
CVE-2008-0583

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