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

High Nessus Plugin ID 111050


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


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 packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 111050

File Name: sl_20180712_gnupg2_on_SL6_x.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/07/13

Modified: 2018/07/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/07/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-12020