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Skype Networking Routine Heap Overflow Vulnerability (SMB check) Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks for Skype Heap overflow for Windows
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host.
The remote host is running Skype, a peer-to-peer voice over IP
The remote version of this software is vulnerable to a Heap overflow
in the handling of its data structures. A possible hacker can exploit this
flaw by sending a specially crafted network packet to UDP or TCP ports
Skype is listenning on.
A successful exploitation of this flaw will result in code execution
on the remote host.
See also :
Upgrade to skype version 188.8.131.52 or later.
High / CVSS Base Score : 8
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