openSUSE 10 Security Update : gpg2 (gpg2-1835)

This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

It is possible to crash (denial of service) the GNU Privacy Guard
(gpg) by supplying a specifically crafted message specifying a very
large UID, which leads to an out of memory situation or an integer

It is unclear if this problem can be exploited to execute code.

This issue is tracked by the Mitre CVE ID CVE-2006-3082.

Solution :

Update the affected gpg2 package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 27249 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-3082

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