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Category:   Application (VoIP)  >   Skype Vendors:   Microsoft, Skype Technologies
Skype Discloses IP Addresses to Remote Users
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1026370
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1026370
CVE Reference:   GENERIC-MAP-NOMATCH   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Dec 3 2011
Impact:   Disclosure of user information
Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Skype. A remote user can determine the IP address of a Skype user.

A remote user can initiate a Skype call to a target user to determine the target user's IP address and then terminate the call before the target user's Skype application has indicated an incoming call.

The remote user does not need to be on the target user's contact list.

Researchers at Polytechnic Institute of New York University and at Inria reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can determine the IP address of a Skype user.
Solution:   No solution was available at the time of this entry.
Vendor URL:  www.skype.com/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:   Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


 Source Message Contents

Date:  Sat, 03 Dec 2011 04:53:19 +0000
Subject:  Skype


Polytechnic Institute of New York University


 
 


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