SuSE 11 Security Update : curl (SAT Patch Number 1173)

High Nessus Plugin ID 41379


The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.


This update of libcurl2 fixes the 0-character handling in the subject name of a SSL certificate. This bug could be used to execute an undetected man-in-the-middle-attack. (CVE-2009-2417)


Apply SAT patch number 1173.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 41379

File Name: suse_11_curl-090807.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/09/24

Modified: 2013/10/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:curl, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:keyutils-libs, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:keyutils-libs-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:libcurl4, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:libcurl4-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:libidn, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:libidn-32bit, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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

Patch Publication Date: 2009/08/07

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-2417

CWE: 310