SuSE 10 Security Update : gpg (ZYPP Patch Number 1959)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 29448


The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.


This update of gpg fixes an segmentation fault when using the--no-armor option. This failure leads to a denial-of-service attack and may be used execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2006-3746)


Apply ZYPP patch number 1959.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 29448

File Name: suse_gpg-1959.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.10 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/12/13

Modified: 2012/05/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2006/08/06

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-3746