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Skype Networking Routine Heap Overflow Vulnerability (SMB check)

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for Skype Heap overflow for Windows

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host.

Description :

The remote host is running Skype, a peer-to-peer voice over IP
software.

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 :

http://www.skype.com/security/skype-sb-2005-03.html

Solution :

Upgrade to skype version 1.4.0.84 or later.

Network Security Threat Level:

High / CVSS Base Score : 8
(AV:R/AC:H/Au:NR/C:C/A:C/I:C/B:A)

Networks Security ID: 15190, 15192

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005 Tenable Network Security

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