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CVE-2011-2074 Detail

Description

Unspecified vulnerability in the client in Skype 5.x before 5.1.0.922 on Mac OS X allows remote authenticated users to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted message.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  05/10/2011

Evaluator Description

Per: http://blogs.skype.com/security/2011/05/security_vulnerability_in_mac.html 'Please note, Skype's other clients, e.g. Windows and Linux, are not susceptible to this vulnerability.'

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 8.5 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 6.8


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): Single
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://blogs.skype.com/security/2011/05/security_vulnerability_in_mac.html Patch
http://isc.sans.edu/diary.html?storyid=10837
http://www.purehacking.com/blogs/gordon-maddern/skype-0day-vulnerabilitiy-discovered-by-pure-hacking
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/47747
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2011/05/06/skype_for_mac_critical_vulnerability/
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/1192 Vendor Advisory

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2011-2074
NVD Published Date:
05/10/2011
NVD Last Modified:
05/26/2011