SuSE 10 Security Update : neon (ZYPP Patch Number 6549)

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Synopsis :

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

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 :

Solution :

Apply ZYPP patch number 6549.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 49905 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-2408

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