openSUSE Security Update : gpg2 (openSUSE-SU-2014:0866-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 76366


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


gpg2 was patched to fix a possible DoS.

This security issue was fixed :

- Denial of service through infinite loop with garbled compressed data packets (CVE-2014-4617)


Update the affected gpg2 packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 76366

File Name: openSUSE-2014-455.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/07/04

Modified: 2014/07/04

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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

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:12.3, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:13.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 2014/06/25

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-4617