FreeBSD : gpgme -- heap-based buffer overflow in gpgsm status handler (90ca3ba5-19e6-11e4-8616-001b3856973b)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 76986


The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.


Tomas Trnka reports :

Gpgme contains a buffer overflow in the gpgsm status handler that could possibly be exploited using a specially crafted certificate.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 76986

File Name: freebsd_pkg_90ca3ba519e611e48616001b3856973b.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Published: 2014/08/04

Modified: 2014/10/23

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:gpgme, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

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

Patch Publication Date: 2014/08/02

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2014/06/25

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-3564