openSUSE Security Update : gnutls (gnutls-1938)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

gnutls did not properly handle embedded '\0' characters in x509
certificates. Attackers using specially crafted certificates could
exploit that to conduct man-in-the-middle attacks (CVE-2009-2730).

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=528372

Solution :

Update the affected gnutls packages.

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: 44618 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-2730

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