FreeBSD : gnupg -- possible DoS using garbled compressed data packets (1c840eb9-fb32-11e3-866e-b499baab0cbe)

High Nessus Plugin ID 76195


The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.


Werner Koch reports :

This release includes a *security fix* to stop a possible DoS using garbled compressed data packets which can be used to put gpg into an infinite loop.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 76195

File Name: freebsd_pkg_1c840eb9fb3211e3866eb499baab0cbe.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Published: 2014/06/24

Modified: 2014/06/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:gnupg, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:gnupg1, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2014/06/23

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2014/06/23