SuSE 11 / 11.1 Security Update : w3m (SAT Patch Numbers 2560 / 2563)

This script is Copyright (C) 2010-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 11 host is missing a security update.

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 :

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 2560 / 2563 as appropriate.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 50965 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2010-2074

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