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863206: CVE-2012-4511 libsocialweb: connects with flickr server without user permission

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

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