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CVE-2012-4511

Impact: Low
Public: 2012-10-04
Bugzilla: 863206: CVE-2012-4511 libsocialweb: connects with flickr server without user permission

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

services/flickr/flickr.c in libsocialweb before 0.25.21 automatically connects to Flickr when no Flickr account is set, which might allow remote attackers to obtain sensitive information via a man-in-the-middle (MITM) attack.

Find out more about CVE-2012-4511 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score: 4.0
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Single Instance
Confidentiality Impact: Partial
Integrity Impact: None
Availability Impact: None

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