Ubuntu 4.10 / 5.04 / 5.10 : gnupg vulnerability (USN-264-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2006-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2006-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

Tavis Ormandy discovered a flaw in gnupg's signature verification. In
some cases, certain invalid signature formats could cause gpg to
report a 'good signature' result for auxiliary unsigned data which was
prepended or appended to the checked message part.

Solution :

Update the affected gnupg package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 21182 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-0049