Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : gnupg (MDVSA-2013:001-1)

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

Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

A vulnerability has been found and corrected in gnupg :

Versions of GnuPG <= 1.4.12 are vulnerable to memory access violations
and public keyring database corruption when importing public keys that
have been manipulated. An OpenPGP key can be fuzzed in such a way that
gpg segfaults (or has other memory access violations) when importing
the key (CVE-2012-6085).

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected gnupg and / or gnupg2 packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.0
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 63374 ()

Bugtraq ID: 57102

CVE ID: CVE-2012-6085

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