Slackware 9.0 : GnuPG key validation fix (SSA:2003-141-04)

High Nessus Plugin ID 18713


The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.


A key validation bug which results in all user IDs on a given key being treated with the validity of the most-valid user ID on that key has been fixed with the release of GnuPG 1.2.2. We recommend sites using GnuPG upgrade to this new package.


Update the affected gnupg package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 18713

File Name: Slackware_SSA_2003-141-04.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

Type: local

Published: 2005/07/13

Modified: 2013/06/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:gnupg, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:9.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Slackware/release, Host/Slackware/packages

Patch Publication Date: 2003/05/21

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2003/05/03

Reference Information

OSVDB: 4947

SSA: 2003-141-04