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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

Synopsis :

Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host.

Description :

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 :

Solution :

Upgrade to skype version or later.

Threat Level:

High / CVSS Base Score : 8

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