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The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.
An updated GnuPG package that fixes a security issue is now available.
This update has been rated as having moderate security impact by the
Red Hat Security Response Team.
GnuPG is a utility for encrypting data and creating digital
An integer overflow flaw was found in GnuPG. An attacker could create
a carefully crafted message packet with a large length that could
cause GnuPG to crash or possibly overwrite memory when opened.
All users of GnuPG are advised to upgrade to this updated package,
which contains a backported patch to correct this issue.
See also :
Update the affected gnupg package.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.9
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 22069 ()
Bugtraq ID: 18554
CVE ID: CVE-2006-3082
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