FreeBSD : gnupg -- buffer overflow (34c93ae8-7e6f-11db-bf00-02e081235dab)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

Werner Koch reports :

When running GnuPG interactively, special crafted messages may be used
to crash gpg or gpg2. Running gpg in batch mode, as done by all
software using gpg as a backend (e.g. mailers), is not affected by
this bug.

Exploiting this overflow seems to be possible.

gpg-agent, gpgsm, gpgv or other tools from the GnuPG suite are not
affected.

See also :

http://lists.gnupg.org/pipermail/gnupg-announce/2006q4/000241.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?61853dff

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

High

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 23738 (freebsd_pkg_34c93ae87e6f11dbbf0002e081235dab.nasl)

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