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

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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.

See also :

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=863206
http://www.nessus.org/u?f50f0841

Solution :

Update the affected libsocialweb package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.8
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 63008 ()

Bugtraq ID: 56167

CVE ID: CVE-2012-4511