SuSE 10 Security Update : curl (ZYPP Patch Number 6402)

High Nessus Plugin ID 41497


The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.


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 ZYPP patch number 6402.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 41497

File Name: suse_curl-6402.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/09/24

Modified: 2012/05/17

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: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

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