Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2006-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2007-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
A buffer overflow was discovered in GnuPG. By tricking a user into
running gpg interactively on a specially crafted message, an attacker
could execute arbitrary code with the user's privileges. This
vulnerability is not exposed when running gpg in batch mode.
Update the affected gnupg package.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 27972 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2006-6169