openSUSE Security Update : gpg2 (openSUSE-SU-2013:1546-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 75166


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


gpg2 was updated to fix a denial of service attack through infinite recursion in the compressed packet parser [bnc#844175] [CVE-2013-4402].


Update the affected gpg2 packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 75166

File Name: openSUSE-2013-758.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/06/13

Modified: 2014/06/13

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:novell:opensuse:gpg2, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:gpg2-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:gpg2-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:gpg2-lang, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:12.2, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:12.3

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2013/10/06

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-4402

BID: 62857

OSVDB: 98164