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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201110-15
(GnuPG: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code)
The GPGSM utility in GnuPG contains a use-after-free vulnerability that
may be exploited when importing a crafted X.509 certificate explicitly or
during the signature verification process.
An unauthenticated remote attacker may execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the user running GnuPG by enticing them to import a crafted
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All GnuPG 2.x users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-crypt/gnupg-2.0.16-r1'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.1
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.4
Public Exploit Available : false
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 56590 ()
Bugtraq ID: 41945
CVE ID: CVE-2010-2547
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