Skype for Windows < Multiple Vulnerabilities (uncredentialed check)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 66694


The remote Skype install is potentially affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


According to its timestamp, the version of Skype installed on the remote Windows host is potentially affected by the following vulnerabilities :

- An error exists related to the Click to Call Service (c2c_service.exe) that could allow a local attacker to cause arbitrary DLL files to be loaded, thus allowing code execution.

- Several other unspecified errors exist.


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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 66694

File Name: skype_6_3_0_105.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: remote

Family: Misc.

Published: 2013/05/30

Modified: 2018/02/15

Dependencies: 11936, 21208

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/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: 2013/03/14

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2013/03/14

Reference Information

BID: 58519, 58805

OSVDB: 91459, 91974