SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : gpg2 (SUSE-SU-2015:2171-1)

This script is Copyright (C) 2015-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

The gpg2 package was updated to fix the following security and non
security issues :

- CVE-2015-1606: Fixed invalid memory read using a garbled
keyring (bsc#918089).

- CVE-2015-1607: Fixed memcpy with overlapping ranges
(bsc#918090).

- bsc#955753: Fixed a regression of 'gpg --recv' due to
keyserver import filter (also boo#952347).

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

https://bugzilla.suse.com/918089
https://bugzilla.suse.com/918090
https://bugzilla.suse.com/952347
https://bugzilla.suse.com/955753
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-1606.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-1607.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?ca971964

Solution :

To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2015-922=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-2015-922=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

Risk factor :

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

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 87197 ()

Bugtraq ID: 72609
72610

CVE ID: CVE-2015-1606
CVE-2015-1607

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