Scientific Linux Security Update : gnupg2 on SL6.x i386/x86_64

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 111050


The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security


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)


Update the affected gnupg2, gnupg2-debuginfo and / or gnupg2-smime

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 111050

File Name: sl_20180712_gnupg2_on_SL6_x.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/07/13

Modified: 2018/12/27

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: x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

Patch Publication Date: 2018/07/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-12020

IAVA: 2018-A-0193