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: 2007/12/10

Modified: 2016/01/19

Dependencies: 1735, 8314

Nessus ID: 29250

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 5.6

Temporal Score: 4.9

Vector: CVSS3#AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L

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

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-5989

BID: 26748