Slackware 10.0 / 10.1 / 10.2 / 9.0 / 9.1 / current : gnupg DoS (SSA:2006-178-02)

This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.

Description :

New GnuPG packages are available for Slackware 9.0, 9.1, 10.0, 10.1,
10.2, and -current to fix security issues which could allow an
attacker to crash gnupg and possibly overwrite memory which could lead
to an integer overflow.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?81a17205

Solution :

Update the affected gnupg package.

Risk factor :

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

Family: Slackware Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 21766 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-3082