Scientific Linux Security Update : gnupg2 on SL5.x i386/x86_64

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

A use-after-free flaw was found in the way gpgsm, a Cryptographic
Message Syntax (CMS) encryption and signing tool, handled X.509
certificates with a large number of Subject Alternate Names. A
specially-crafted X.509 certificate could, when imported, cause gpgsm
to crash or, possibly, execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2010-2547)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?3a6529bd

Solution :

Update the affected gnupg2 package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.1
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 60829 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2010-2547