Skype Technologies < 1.5.0.80 NSRRunAlertPanel Function Format String (Mac OS X) (deprecated)

high Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 3772

Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to a remote format string flaw.

Description

The 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.

Solution

Upgrade to version 1.5.0.80 or higher.

See Also

http://www.skype.com/security/skype-sb-2006-002.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 3772

Published: 10/4/2006

Updated: 3/6/2019

Dependencies: 1735, 8314, 3773

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.3

Temporal Score: 6.6

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-5084

BID: 20218