Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : gnupg (MDVSA-2013:295)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 71554


The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.


A vulnerability has been discovered and corrected in gnupg :

Genkin, Shamir and Tromer discovered that RSA key material could be extracted by using the sound generated by the computer during the decryption of some chosen ciphertexts (CVE-2013-4576).

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.


Update the affected gnupg package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 71554

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2013-295.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: local

Published: 2013/12/20

Modified: 2013/12/24

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 2.1

Temporal Score: 1.8

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:gnupg, cpe:/o:mandriva:business_server:1

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/Mandrake/release, Host/Mandrake/rpm-list

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2013/12/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-4576

BID: 64424

DSA: 2821

MDVSA: 2013:295