openSUSE Security Update : perl-IO-Socket-SSL (perl-IO-Socket-SSL-1264)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 40905


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update of perl-IO-Socket-SSL improves the hostname checking of the SSL certificate. (CVE-2009-3024)


Update the affected perl-IO-Socket-SSL package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 40905

File Name: suse_11_1_perl-IO-Socket-SSL-090901.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/09/09

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:perl-IO-Socket-SSL, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:11.1

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Patch Publication Date: 2009/09/01

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-3024

CWE: 310