Skype Extras Manager Unspecified Vulnerability (uncredentialed check)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 42148


The remote Skype client is affected by a security vulnerability.


The version of Skype installed on the remote host ships with a version of the 'Skype Extras Manager' which is older than

The remote version of this package contains an unspecified security vulnerability.

Note this only affects Skype for Windows.


Upgrade to Skype version or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 42148

File Name: skype_extras_manager_vuln.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

Type: remote

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2009/10/15

Modified: 2016/05/19

Dependencies: 21208, 10785

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:skype:skype

Required KB Items: Services/skype

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2009/10/12

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2009/10/12

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-4741

BID: 36459

OSVDB: 58878