This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200503-29
(GnuPG: OpenPGP protocol attack)
A flaw has been identified in an integrity checking mechanism of
the OpenPGP protocol.
An automated system using GnuPG that allows an attacker to
repeatedly discover the outcome of an integrity check (perhaps by
observing the time required to return a response, or via overly verbose
error messages) could theoretically reveal a small portion of
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All GnuPG users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-crypt/gnupg-1.4.1'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 17616 (gentoo_GLSA-200503-29.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2005-0366