SuSE 11 Security Update : libneon (SAT Patch Number 1376)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

neon did not properly handle embedded NUL characters in X.509
certificates when comparing host names. Attackers could exploit that
to spoof SSL servers. (CVE-2009-2408)

Specially crafted XML documents that contain a large number of nested
entity references could cause neon to consume large amounts of CPU and
memory. (CVE-2009-2473)

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=528370
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=532345
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2009-2408.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2009-2473.html

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 1376.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 42301 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-2408
CVE-2009-2473

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