openSUSE Security Update : fetchmail (fetchmail-1179)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update of fetchmail improves SSL certificate validation to stop
possible man-in-the-middle attacks by inserting \0-character in the
certificate's subject name. (CVE-2009-2666)

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=528746

Solution :

Update the affected fetchmail packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.4
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 40574 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-2666

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