Fedora 17 : libsocialweb-0.25.21-1.fc17 (2012-17749)

This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

CVE-2012-4511: libsocialweb untrusted connection to flickr

The libsocialweb library is prone to a security vulnerability that
allows attackers to perform man-in-the-middle attacks.

Remote attackers can exploit this issue to gain access to sensitive
information or modify the integrity of user accounts. Other attacks
are also possible.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :


Solution :

Update the affected libsocialweb package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.8
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 63008 ()

Bugtraq ID: 56167

CVE ID: CVE-2012-4511