Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : gnupg (MDKSA-2006:228)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

A 'stack overwrite' vulnerability in GnuPG (gpg) allows attackers to
execute arbitrary code via crafted OpenPGP packets that cause GnuPG to
dereference a function pointer from deallocated stack memory.

Updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected gnupg and / or gnupg2 packages.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.7
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 24611 (mandrake_MDKSA-2006-228.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 21462

CVE ID: CVE-2006-6235

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