Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : libksba (MDKSA-2006:183)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

The libksba library, as used by gpgsm in the gnupg2 package, allows
attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a
malformed X.509 certificate in a signature.

libksba-0.9.15 in Mandriva 2007.0 is not affected by this issue.

Updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 24568 (mandrake_MDKSA-2006-183.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-5111

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