SuSE9 Security Update : GnuTLS (YOU Patch Number 12705)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 53618
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The remote SuSE 9 host is missing a security-related patch.


The SSL-renegotiation 'authentication gap' has been fixed in GnuTLS.

Also a integer size issue was fixed which lead to incorrectly accepted certificates.


Apply YOU patch number 12705.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 53618

File Name: suse9_12705.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/2/2011

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.3


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.8

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

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: 4/28/2011

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-3555

CWE: 310