openSUSE 10 Security Update : libcurl3 (libcurl3-6401)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

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)

Solution :

Update the affected libcurl3 package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 42012 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-2417

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