SuSE 10 Security Update : gpg2 (ZYPP Patch Number 1834)

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Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.

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
overflow.

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

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

See also :

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2006-3082.html

Solution :

Apply ZYPP patch number 1834.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 29451 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-3082

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