This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2014 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-200608-08
(GnuPG: Integer overflow vulnerability)
Evgeny Legerov discovered a vulnerability in GnuPG that when certain
packets are handled an integer overflow may occur.
By sending a specially crafted email to a user running an affected
version of GnuPG, a remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary
code with the permissions of the user running GnuPG.
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*'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 22166 (gentoo_GLSA-200608-08.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2006-3746