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Secunia Security Advisory 51223

Secunia Security Advisory 51223
Posted Nov 6, 2012
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - A security issue has been reported in Python tweepy Module, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct spoofing attacks.

tags | advisory, spoof, python
MD5 | 469b50635f1882089eaf86108af3b19b

Secunia Security Advisory 51223

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TITLE:
Python tweepy Module SSL Certificate Verification Security Issue

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA51223

VERIFY ADVISORY:
Secunia.com
http://secunia.com/advisories/51223/
Customer Area (Credentials Required)
https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=51223

RELEASE DATE:
2012-11-06

DISCUSS ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/51223/#comments

AVAILABLE ON SITE AND IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Last Update
* Popularity
* Comments
* Criticality Level
* Impact
* Where
* Solution Status
* Operating System / Software
* CVE Reference(s)

http://secunia.com/advisories/51223/

ONLY AVAILABLE IN CUSTOMER AREA:
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* Report Reliability
* Secunia PoC
* Secunia Analysis
* Systems Affected
* Approve Distribution
* Remediation Status
* Secunia CVSS Score
* CVSS

https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=51223

ONLY AVAILABLE WITH SECUNIA CSI AND SECUNIA PSI:
* AUTOMATED SCANNING

http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/personal/
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/corporate/wsus_sccm_3rd_third_party_patching/

DESCRIPTION:
A security issue has been reported in Python tweepy Module, which can
be exploited by malicious people to conduct spoofing attacks.

For more information:
SA51219

The security issue is reported version 1.11. Other versions may also
be affected.

SOLUTION:
No official solution is currently available.

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY:
Reported at the ACM CCS 2012 conference.

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
http://www.cs.utexas.edu/~shmat/shmat_ccs12.pdf

OTHER REFERENCES:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

DEEP LINKS:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED DESCRIPTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED SOLUTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXPLOIT:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

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About:
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private users keeping their systems up to date against the latest
vulnerabilities.

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Please Note:
Secunia recommends that you verify all advisories you receive by
clicking the link.
Secunia NEVER sends attached files with advisories.
Secunia does not advise people to install third party patches, only
use those supplied by the vendor.

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