SuSE 11.2 / 11.3 Security Update : gpg2 (SAT Patch Numbers 8426 / 8427)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 70631


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


This GnuPG update fixes two security issues :

- GnuPG treated no-usage-permitted keys as all-usages-permitted. (CVE-2013-4351)

- An infinite recursion in the compressed packet parser was fixed. (CVE-2013-4402)


Apply SAT patch number 8426 / 8427 as appropriate.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 70631

File Name: suse_11_gpg2-131008.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/10/25

Modified: 2013/10/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:gpg2, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:gpg2-lang, 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: 2013/10/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-4351, CVE-2013-4402