SuSE 11 Security Update : fetchmail (SAT Patch Number 1171)

This script is Copyright (C) 2009-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.

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

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 1171.

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: 41387 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-2666

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