SuSE 10 Security Update : gpg2 (ZYPP Patch Number 7107)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 49856


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


This update fixes a vulnerability of GnuPG2 to arbitrary code execution by context-dependent attackers due to reusing a freed pointer when verifying a signature or importing a certificate with many 'Subject Alternate Names'. (CVE-2010-2547)


Apply ZYPP patch number 7107.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 49856

File Name: suse_gpg2-7107.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2010/10/11

Modified: 2012/05/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5.1

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/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: 2010/07/28

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-2547