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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2011-4091

Original release date: 02/10/2014
Last revised: 02/11/2014


The libobby server in inc/server.hpp in libnet6 (aka net6) before 1.3.14 does not perform authentication before checking the user name, which allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information such as server-usage patterns by a particular user and color preferences.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2012:0008
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20111031 Re: CVE request: 3 flaws in libobby and libnet6
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2012:0040
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=727708
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://git.0x539.de/?p=net6.git;a=commitdiff;h=84afca022f063f89bfcd4bb32b1ee911f555abf1;hp=ac61d7fb42a1f977fb527e024bede319c4a9e169
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=750632

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