Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 12.04 LTS / 12.10 / 13.04 / 13.10 : gnupg vulnerability (USN-2059-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2013-2014 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2013-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

Daniel Genkin, Adi Shamir, and Eran Tromer discovered that GnuPG was
susceptible to an adaptive chosen ciphertext attack via acoustic
emanations. A local attacker could use this attack to possibly recover
private keys.

Solution :

Update the affected gnupg package.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 1.8
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 71532 ()

Bugtraq ID: 64424

CVE ID: CVE-2013-4576