SuSE 10 Security Update : curl (ZYPP Patch Number 6402)

This script is Copyright (C) 2009-2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

This update of libcurl2 fixes the 0-character handling in the subject
name of a SSL certificate. This bug could be used to execute an
undetected man-in-the-middle-attack. (CVE-2009-2417)

See also :

Solution :

Apply ZYPP patch number 6402.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 41497 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-2417

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