Skype Temporary File Arbitrary File Overwrite

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 3070

Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to a local flaw in the way that it protects data files.

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 a local attacker to overwrite sensitive data files. Successful exploitation would result in loss of confidential data or possibly a Denial of Service (DoS).

Solution

Upgrade to a version higher than 1.1.0.20.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 3070

Published: 2005/07/18

Modified: 2016/02/05

Dependencies: 1735, 8314

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 4.6

Temporal Score: 4.6

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:H/RL:U/RC:ND

CVSSv3

Base Score: 5.9

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:H/RL:U/RC:X

Reference Information

BID: 14293