SUSE SLED15 / SLES15 Security Update : gpg2 (SUSE-SU-2019:0023-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 121003


The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.


This update for gpg2 fixes the following issue :

Security issue fixed :

CVE-2018-1000858: Fixed a Cross Site Request Forgery(CSRF) vulnerability in dirmngr that can result in Attacker controlled CSRF (bsc#1120346).

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


To install this SUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or 'zypper patch'.

Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-2019-23=1

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 121003

File Name: suse_SU-2019-0023-1.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/01/08

Updated: 2019/09/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:gpg2, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:gpg2-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:gpg2-debugsource, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:15

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

Patch Publication Date: 2019/01/07

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/12/20

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-1000858