Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : gnupg (MDVSA-2014:127)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 76435


The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


Updated gnupg and gnupg2 packages fix security vulnerability :

GnuPG versions before 1.4.17 and 2.0.24 are vulnerable to a denial of service which can be caused by garbled compressed data packets which may put gpg into an infinite loop (CVE-2014-4617).


Update the affected gnupg and / or gnupg2 packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 76435

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2014-127.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2014/07/10

Modified: 2014/07/10

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:mandriva:linux:gnupg, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:gnupg2, 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: 2014/07/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-4617

BID: 68156

MDVSA: 2014:127