openSUSE 10 Security Update : mutt (mutt-6487)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 42023


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


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


Update the affected mutt package.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 42023

File Name: suse_mutt-6487.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/10/06

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


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:opensuse:mutt, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.3

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Patch Publication Date: 2009/09/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-2408

CWE: 310