FreeBSD : GnuPG -- denial of service (23f65f58-a261-11e9-b444-002590acae31)

High Nessus Plugin ID 126593

Synopsis

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description

From the GnuPG 2.2.17 changelog :

gpg: Ignore all key-signatures received from keyservers. This change is required to mitigate a DoS due to keys flooded with faked key-signatures.

Solution

Update the affected package.

See Also

https://dev.gnupg.org/T4606

https://dev.gnupg.org/T4607

http://www.nessus.org/u?81cb3210

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 126593

File Name: freebsd_pkg_23f65f58a26111e9b444002590acae31.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Published: 2019/07/10

Updated: 2019/07/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:gnupg, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2019/07/09

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2019/07/03