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Research > Zero-Day Tracker > 20111018

Skype Multiple 0day Vulnerabilities

Date Disclosed:
10/18/2011

Date Patched:
Patch Not Yet Available

Vendor:
Skype Limited

Affected Software:
Skype v5.3.x, v5.2.x, v2.2.x

Description:
Skype contains multiple vulnerabilities.  Successful exploitation could result in a wide variety of conditions, including denial of service and remote code execution.

Severity:
High

Code Execution:
Yes

Impact:
Client-side Remote Code Execution
This client-side vulnerability could allow an attacker to gain the ability to execute arbitrary code in the context of the current application.  If the application is run as Administrator, the attacker may gain complete control of the target system.

Mitigation:
No mitigation has been provided.

Protection:
 

Links:

Status:
10.18.2011 - Public Information Released

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