Skype for Windows < Unspecified Vulnerability (uncredentialed check)

High Nessus Plugin ID 57877


The remote Skype install has an unspecified vulnerability.


According to its timestamp, the version of Skype installed on the remote Windows host reportedly has an as-yet unspecified vulnerability.


Upgrade to Skype for Windows or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 57877

File Name: skype_5_8_0_154.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: remote

Family: Misc.

Published: 2012/02/09

Modified: 2012/02/10

Dependencies: 21208, 11936

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:skype:skype

Required KB Items: Services/skype

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2012/02/02

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2012/02/02

Reference Information

BID: 51853

OSVDB: 78818

Secunia: 47856