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Skype < URI Handler Security Vulnerability



The remote host is running an instant messaging application that is vulnerable to a security bypass attack.


The version of Skype installed on the remote host is earlier than 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.


Upgrade to Skype or later.