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A security flaw in Skype can allow an attacker to gain system-level privileges in PCs

A new security vulnerability in Skype for Windows desktop was revealed yesterday. Skype desktop app comes with its own updater tool that periodically runs to keep the Skype app up to date. When an update is available, Updater tool copies/extracts another executable as “%SystemRoot%\Temp\SKY.tmp” and executes it using the command line “%SystemRoot%\Temp\SKY.tmp” /QUIET.
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