SuSE 11 / 11.1 Security Update : gpg2 (SAT Patch Numbers 2820 / 2822)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 50913


The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.


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 SAT patch number 2820 / 2822 as appropriate.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 50913

File Name: suse_11_gpg2-100728.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2010/12/02

Modified: 2013/10/25

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: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:gpg2, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:gpg2-lang, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:libgcrypt11, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:libgcrypt11-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:libgpg-error0, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:libgpg-error0-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:libksba, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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