Oracle Linux 7 : gnupg2 (ELSA-2018-2181)

High Nessus Plugin ID 111025

Synopsis

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

Description

From Red Hat Security Advisory 2018:2181 :

An update for gnupg2 is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Important. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.

The GNU Privacy Guard (GnuPG or GPG) is a tool for encrypting data and creating digital signatures, compliant with OpenPGP and S/MIME standards.

Security Fix(es) :

* gnupg2: Improper sanitization of filenames allows for the display of fake status messages and the bypass of signature verification (CVE-2018-12020)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.

Solution

Update the affected gnupg2 packages.

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2018-July/007879.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 111025

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2018-2181.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/07/12

Modified: 2018/07/12

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:gnupg2, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:gnupg2-smime, cpe:/o:oracle:linux:7

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/OracleLinux, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2018/07/11

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-12020

RHSA: 2018:2181