Skype Technologies < 18.104.22.168 NSRRunAlertPanel Function Format String (Mac OS X) (deprecated)
High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 3772
SynopsisThe remote host is vulnerable to a remote format string flaw.
DescriptionThe remote host is using Skype, a peer to peer chat and VoIP software. The remote version of this software contains a format string flaw. An attacker exploiting this flaw would need to be able to convince a user to open a malicious URI that was handled by the Skype software. Successful exploitation would result in the attacker executing arbitrary code.
SolutionUpgrade to version 22.214.171.124 or higher.