Multiple vulnerabilities in Skype

Posted: April 3, 2013 in Vulnerabilities, Vulnerability News
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Vulnerabilities in Skype

The developers did not disclose details of underlying vulnerability.

Skype development team has announced the release of a new version of the client. The program has a number of improvements in accessibility, stability and ease of user interface.

The notification developer P2P service also refers to address multiple vulnerabilities. The company provides a list of three names of researchers and the names of organizations that reported having at least one vulnerability in Skype 6.3. Thus, the client has been removed, at least three vulnerabilities, but the details of them do not apply.

Skype – it is the most popular to date VoIP-service, and it is very interesting for online-crooks. Editorial recommends to install the latest security software.

Multiple vulnerabilities in Skype

Danger level: average
Patch: Yes
Number of vulnerabilities: 3

Vector of operation: Remote
Impact: Security Bypass

Affected Products: Skype for Windows 6.x

Affected versions: Skype for Windows versions prior to


Which can be exploited by malicious people to bypass certain security restrictions on the target system.

An unspecified error. Details were not disclosed.

Manufacturer URL:

Solution: To resolve the vulnerability select the product version from the manufacturer.

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