FreeBSD : skype -- multiple buffer overflow vulnerabilities (70fc13d9-4ab4-11da-932d-00055d790c25)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 21451


The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.


A Secunia Advisory reports :

Some vulnerabilities have been reported in Skype, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS or to compromise a user's system.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 21451

File Name: freebsd_pkg_70fc13d94ab411da932d00055d790c25.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.14 $

Type: local

Published: 2006/05/13

Modified: 2016/12/08

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:skype, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2005/11/01

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2005/10/25

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-3265, CVE-2005-3267

CERT: 668193, 930345

Secunia: 17305

CWE: 119, 189