SuSE 11 Security Update : fetchmail (SAT Patch Number 1171)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 41387


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


This update of fetchmail improves SSL certificate validation to stop possible man-in-the-middle attacks by inserting \0-character in the certificate's subject name. (CVE-2009-2666)


Apply SAT patch number 1171.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 41387

File Name: suse_11_fetchmail-090807.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/09/24

Modified: 2013/10/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.4

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:fetchmail, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:fetchmailconf, 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-2009-2666

CWE: 310