SuSE 11 Security Update : mutt (SAT Patch Number 1291)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 41438

Synopsis

The remote SuSE 11 host is missing a security update.

Description

This update of mutt improves the handling of the \0 character in SSL certificates. (CVE-2009-2408)

Solution

Apply SAT patch number 1291.

See Also

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=537141

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2009-2408.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 41438

File Name: suse_11_mutt-090909.nasl

Version: Revision: 1.11

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/09/24

Updated: 2013/10/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:mutt, 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: 2009/09/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-2408

CWE: 310