SuSE 10 Security Update : GnuTLS (ZYPP Patch Number 5851)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

gnutls did not properly verify x509 certificate chains. An attacker
could exploit that to trick client programs into trusting servers that
would normally get rejected. (CVE-2008-4989)

See also :

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2008-4989.html

Solution :

Apply ZYPP patch number 5851.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 41515 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-4989

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