Slackware 13.37 / 14.0 / current : gnupg2 (SSA:2013-287-02)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 70438


The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.


New gnupg2 packages are available for Slackware 13.37, 14.0, and
-current to fix security issues. These packages will require the updated libgpg-error package.


Update the affected gnupg2 package.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 70438

File Name: Slackware_SSA_2013-287-02.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: local

Published: 2013/10/15

Modified: 2013/10/30

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:gnupg2, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:13.37, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:14.0

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2013/10/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-4402

BID: 62857

SSA: 2013-287-02