FreeBSD : gnupg -- memory corruption vulnerability (30394651-13e1-11dd-bab7-0016179b2dd5)

High Nessus Plugin ID 32061


The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.


Secunia reports :

A vulnerability has been reported in GnuPG, which can potentially be exploited to compromise a vulnerable system.

The vulnerability is caused due to an error when importing keys with duplicated IDs. This can be exploited to cause a memory corruption when importing keys via --refresh-keys or --import.

Successful exploitation potentially allows execution of arbitrary code, but has not been proven yet.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 32061

File Name: freebsd_pkg_3039465113e111ddbab70016179b2dd5.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.14 $

Type: local

Published: 2008/04/28

Modified: 2013/06/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2008/04/26

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2008/03/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-1530

BID: 28487

Secunia: 29568

CWE: 399