FreeBSD : gnupg -- possible DoS using garbled compressed data packets (1c840eb9-fb32-11e3-866e-b499baab0cbe)

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


Synopsis :

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

Description :

Werner Koch reports :

This release includes a *security fix* to stop a possible DoS using
garbled compressed data packets which can be used to put gpg into an
infinite loop.

See also :

http://lists.gnupg.org/pipermail/gnupg-announce/2014q2/000344.html
http://lists.gnupg.org/pipermail/gnupg-announce/2014q2/000345.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?1fe8367c

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 76195 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID:

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