SuSE 11 / 11.1 Security Update : gpg2 (SAT Patch Numbers 2820 / 2822)

This script is Copyright (C) 2010-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

This update fixes a vulnerability of GnuPG2 to arbitrary code
execution by context-dependent attackers due to reusing a freed
pointer when verifying a signature or importing a certificate with
many 'Subject Alternate Names'. (CVE-2010-2547)

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=625947
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2010-2547.html

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 2820 / 2822 as appropriate.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.1
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 50913 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2010-2547

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