Skype Technologies < Arbitrary File Download

Low Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 3627


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


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.


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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 3627

File Name: 3627.prm

Published: 2006/05/22

Modified: 2016/02/05

Dependencies: 1735, 8314

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


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


Base Score: 3.6

Temporal Score: 3.5


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

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-2312

BID: 18038