SuSE 10 Security Update : GnuTLS (ZYPP Patch Number 6073)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 41516


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


The previous security fix for gnutls (CVE-2008-4989) introduced a regression in the X.509 validation code for self-signed certificates.

This update fixes this problem.


Apply ZYPP patch number 6073.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 41516

File Name: suse_gnutls-6073.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: 2009/03/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-4989

CWE: 255