SuSE9 Security Update : fetchmail (YOU Patch Number 12468)

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Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 9 host is missing a security-related patch.

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 :

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2009-2666.html

Solution :

Apply YOU patch number 12468.

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: 41318 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-2666

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