Skype Technologies < 3.6.0.216 skype4com URI Handler Remote Heap Corruption

medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 4310

Synopsis

The remote Skype client is affected by a buffer overflow.

Description

The version of Skype installed on the remote host is vulnerable to a heap overflow vulnerability in the skype4com URI handler. A remote attacker would have to convince a user to click on a specially-crafted Skype URL to exploit this flaw.

Solution

Upgrade to version 3.6.0.216 or higher.

See Also

http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-07-070.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 4310

Published: 12/10/2007

Updated: 3/6/2019

Dependencies: 1735, 8314

Nessus ID: 29250

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.6

Temporal Score: 4.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

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

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-5989

BID: 26748