SuSE 10 Security Update : fetchmail (ZYPP Patch Number 6409)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 41509


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


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 ZYPP patch number 6409.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 41509

File Name: suse_fetchmail-6409.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/09/24

Modified: 2012/05/17

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: 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-2009-2666

CWE: 310