Microsoft Skype through 220.127.116.11 on macOS has the disable-library-validation entitlement, which allows a local process (with the user’s privileges) to obtain unprompted microphone and camera access by loading a crafted library and thereby inheriting Skype Client’s microphone and camera access.
How to mitigate CVE-2020-24003
Time needed: 5 minutes.
Follow the instructions, as they will assist you in mitigating the Skype vulnerability that been reported in CVE-2020-24003.
- Install the latest version of Skype
Navigate to the official Skype website and download the latest version of Skype. The latest version contains the CVE-2020-24003 fix.
- Perform a vulnerability assessment
Perform a scan on your Skype environment(s), and check for vulnerabilities. Verify if CVE-2020-24003 has been mitigated.
- Utilize the references
The CVE-2020-24003 references have been provided for a reason. Utilize these references and make sure that you are correctly informed.