SuSE 11.1 Security Update : perl-libwww-perl (SAT Patch Number 4603)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 54920


The remote SuSE 11 host is missing a security update.


This update fixes the issue that perl-libwww-perl does not enable host name verification of SSL certificates by default. This vulnerability could be exploited by a man in the middle attack. (CVE-2011-0633)


Apply SAT patch number 4603.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 54920

File Name: suse_11_perl-libwww-perl-110523.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: local

Published: 2011/05/31

Modified: 2013/10/25

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: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:perl-libwww-perl, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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

Patch Publication Date: 2011/05/23

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-0633