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Skype Temporary File Arbitrary File Overwrite

Medium

Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to a local flaw in the way that it protects data files.

Description

The remote host is using Skype, a peer to peer chat and VoIP software. The remote version of this software contains a security issue that may allow a local attacker to overwrite sensitive data files. Successful exploitation would result in loss of confidential data or possibly a Denial of Service (DoS).

Solution

Upgrade to a version higher than 1.1.0.20.