SuSE 10 Security Update : GnuTLS (ZYPP Patch Number 5851)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 41515


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


gnutls did not properly verify x509 certificate chains. An attacker could exploit that to trick client programs into trusting servers that would normally get rejected. (CVE-2008-4989)


Apply ZYPP patch number 5851.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 41515

File Name: suse_gnutls-5851.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: 4.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/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: 2008/12/07

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-4989

CWE: 255