FreeBSD : gnupg -- possible infinite recursion in the compressed packet parser (749b5587-2da1-11e3-b1a9-b499baab0cbe)

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


Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related
updates.

Description :

Werner Koch reports :

Special crafted input data may be used to cause a denial of service
against GPG (GnuPG's OpenPGP part) and some other OpenPGP
implementations. All systems using GPG to process incoming data are
affected..

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?ae8e1712

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

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

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 70306 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-4402

Ready to Amp Up Your Nessus Experience?

Get Nessus Professional to scan unlimited IPs, run compliance checks & more

Buy Nessus Professional Now