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From: <updates <at> fedoraproject.org>
Subject: [SECURITY] Fedora 17 Update: libsocialweb-0.25.21-1.fc17
Newsgroups: gmane.linux.redhat.fedora.package.announce
Date: Friday 23rd November 2012 03:10:04 UTC (over 3 years ago)
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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2012-17749
2012-11-08 01:31:02
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Name        : libsocialweb
Product     : Fedora 17
Version     : 0.25.21
Release     : 1.fc17
URL         : http://www.gnome.org/
Summary     : A social network data aggregator
Description :
libsocialweb is a social data server which fetches data from the "social
web",
such as your friend's blog posts and photos, upcoming events, recently
played
tracks, and pending eBay* auctions. It also provides a service to update
your status on web services which support it, such as MySpace* and
Twitter*.

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Update Information:

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. 

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ChangeLog:

* Tue Oct 16 2012 Peter Robinson  0.25.21-1
- update to 0.25.21. Fixes CVE-2012-4511, RHBZ 865126
* Thu Jul 19 2012 Fedora Release Engineering
 - 0.25.20-4
- Rebuilt for https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Fedora_18_Mass_Rebuild
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #863206 - CVE-2012-4511 libsocialweb: connects with flickr
server without user permission
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=863206
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This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update libsocialweb' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

All packages are signed with the Fedora Project GPG key.  More details on
the
GPG keys used by the Fedora Project can be found at
https://fedoraproject.org/keys
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