Ubuntu 5.10 / 6.06 LTS / 6.10 : gnupg vulnerability (USN-393-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2006-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2007-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

Tavis Ormandy discovered that gnupg was incorrectly using the stack.
If a user were tricked into processing a specially crafted message, an
attacker could execute arbitrary code with the user's privileges.

Solution :

Update the affected gnupg package.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 27978 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-6235