openSUSE Security Update : gpg2 (openSUSE-2018-640)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 110589


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for gpg2 fixes the following security issue :

- CVE-2018-12020: GnuPG mishandled the original filename
during decryption and verification actions, which
allowed remote attackers to spoof the output that GnuPG
sends on file descriptor 2 to other programs that use
the '--status-fd 2' option (bsc#1096745)


Update the affected gpg2 packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 110589

File Name: openSUSE-2018-640.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/06/18

Modified: 2018/09/06

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:gpg2, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:gpg2-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:gpg2-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:gpg2-lang, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:15.0, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.3

Patch Publication Date: 2018/06/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-12020

IAVA: 2018-A-0193