Skype patches security flaw

Tuesday, 23 May 2006, 12:14 AM EST

Skype is advising users to upgrade to a more recent version of its VoIP software to fix a security bug reported late last week by a security researcher in New Zealand.

The bug affects several versions of the Skype client for Windows and could allow an attacker to download a file from an affected PC without permission. Skype rated the vulnerability "medium risk."

At PC World.

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