Oracle Linux 7 : gnupg2 (ELSA-2018-2181)
High Nessus Plugin ID 111025
SynopsisThe remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionFrom 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.
SolutionUpdate the affected gnupg2 packages.