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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2004-1778

Skype 0.92.0.12 and 1.0.0.1 for Linux, and possibly other versions, creates the /usr/share/skype/lang directory with world-writable permissions, which allows local users to modify language files and possibly conduct social engineering or other attacks.
Publish Date : 2004-12-22 Last Update Date : 2008-09-05
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.6
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2004-1778

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Skype Technologies Skype 0.92.0.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Skype Technologies Skype 1.0.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Skype Technologies Skype 2

- References For CVE-2004-1778

http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=bugtraq&m=110868557905786&w=2
BUGTRAQ 20050216 Re: Permission problem in Skype BETA for linux
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/12081
BID 12081 Skype Technologies Skype Internet Telephony Insecure Default Install Vulnerability Release Date:2009-07-12
http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=bugtraq&m=110374568916303&w=2
BUGTRAQ 20041222 Permission problem in Skype BETA for linux
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/18644
XF skype-lang-insecure-permissions(18644)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2004-1778

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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