Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : gnupg (MDVSA-2014:127)

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


Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

Updated gnupg and gnupg2 packages fix security vulnerability :

GnuPG versions before 1.4.17 and 2.0.24 are vulnerable to a denial of
service which can be caused by garbled compressed data packets which
may put gpg into an infinite loop (CVE-2014-4617).

See also :

http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2014-0276.html

Solution :

Update the affected gnupg and / or gnupg2 packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 76435 ()

Bugtraq ID: 68156

CVE ID: CVE-2014-4617

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