Skype Technologies < 2.5.0.78 Arbitrary File Download

low Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 3627

Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to a flaw that allows attackers to retrieve sensitive files or data.

Description

The remote host is using Skype, a peer-to-peer chat and VoIP software. The remote version of this software contains a flaw where a Skype client, previously configured to allow downloads, will allow remote attackers to download arbitrary files from the local file system. This can allow attackers to gain access to confidential data that may be useful for more sophisticated attacks.

Solution

Upgrade to version 2.5.0.78 or higher.

See Also

http://www.skype.com/security/skype-sb-2006-001.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 3627

Published: 5/22/2006

Updated: 3/6/2019

Dependencies: 1735, 8314

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 2.6

Temporal Score: 2.5

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 3.7

Temporal Score: 3.6

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:F/RL:U/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:a:skype_technologies:skype:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-2312

BID: 18038