RHEL 7 : gnupg2 (RHSA-2018:2181)

High Nessus Plugin ID 111034

Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

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, gnupg2-debuginfo and / or gnupg2-smime packages.

See Also

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018-2181.html

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2018-12020.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 111034

File Name: redhat-RHSA-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:redhat:enterprise_linux:gnupg2, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:gnupg2-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:gnupg2-smime, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7.5

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/07/11

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-12020

RHSA: 2018:2181