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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-0454

Original release date: 01/24/2008
Last revised: 03/07/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Cross-zone scripting vulnerability in the Internet Explorer web control in Skype 3.6.0.244, and earlier 3.5.x and 3.6.x versions, on Windows allows user-assisted remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML in the Local Machine Zone via the Title field of a (1) Dailymotion and possibly (2) Metacafe movie in the Skype video gallery, accessible through a search within the "Add video to chat" dialog, aka "videomood XSS."

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: FULLDISC
Name: 20080117 Skype videomood XSS
External Source: XF
Name: skype-addvideotochat-code-execution(39754)
External Source: BID
Name: 27338
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#248184
External Source: FULLDISC
Name: 20080117 Re: Skype videomood XSS
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20080117 RE: Skype videomood XSS
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://skype.com/security/skype-sb-2008-001-update1.html
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.critical.lt/?opinions/show/1470
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.gnucitizen.org/blog/vulnerabilities-in-skype
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-0194
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://share.skype.com/sites/security/2008/01/skype_cross_zone_scripting_vul.html
External Source: MISC
Name: http://aviv.raffon.net/2008/01/17/SkypeCrosszoneScriptingVulnerability.aspx
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://skype.com/security/skype-sb-2008-001.html

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ AND
+ OR
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows
+ OR
* cpe:/a:microsoft:ie
* cpe:/a:skype_technologies:skype:3.5
* cpe:/a:skype_technologies:skype:3.6
* cpe:/a:skype_technologies:skype:3.6.0.244 and previous versions

* Denotes Vulnerable Software
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Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) (CWE-79)