openSUSE Security Update : gnutls (gnutls-1938)

high Nessus Plugin ID 44618


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The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


gnutls did not properly handle embedded '\0' characters in x509 certificates. Attackers using specially crafted certificates could exploit that to conduct man-in-the-middle attacks (CVE-2009-2730).


Update the affected gnutls packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 44618

File Name: suse_11_2_gnutls-100208.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2/15/2010

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.5


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:gnutls, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libgnutls-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libgnutls-extra-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libgnutls-extra26, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libgnutls26, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libgnutls26-32bit, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:11.2

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

Patch Publication Date: 2/8/2010

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-2730

CWE: 310