Skype < 22.214.171.124 URI Handler Security Vulnerability
Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 5362
SynopsisThe remote host is running an instant messaging application that is vulnerable to a security bypass attack.
DescriptionThe version of Skype installed on the remote host is earlier than 126.96.36.199. Such versions are potentially affected by a flaw in the handling of specially crafted 'skype: ' URIs. An attacker, exploiting this flaw, could control certain Skype settings and possibly gain access to sensitive information.
SolutionUpgrade to Skype 188.8.131.52 or later.