Skype < 1.0.0.100 CallTo URI Buffer Remote Overflow

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 2405

Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to a buffer overflow.

Description

The remote host is using Skype, a peer to peer chat and VoIP software. The remote version of this software contains a security issue that may allow an attacker to execute code on the remote host.
An attacker needs to send a malicious URI to the user to exploit this flaw.

Solution

Upgrade to Skype 1.0.0.100 or higher.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 2405

File Name: 2405.prm

Published: 2004/11/18

Modified: 2016/01/19

Dependencies: 1735, 8314

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSSv2

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 8.1

Temporal Score: 7.1

Vector: CVSS3#AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-1114

BID: 11692, 11682

OSVDB: 11786