SuSE 10 Security Update : w3m (ZYPP Patch Number 7076)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

w3m does not handle embedded NUL characters in the common name and in
subject alternative names of X.509 certificates (CVE-2010-2074). This
update fixes the issue and also turns on verification of x509
certificates by default which was not the case before.

See also :

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2010-2074.html

Solution :

Apply ZYPP patch number 7076.

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: 49931 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2010-2074

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