Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : gnupg (MDVSA-2014:180)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 77802


The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.


Updated gnupg packages fix security vulnerability :

The gnupg program before version 1.4.16 is vulnerable to an ELGAMAL side-channel attack (CVE-2014-5270).


Update the affected gnupg package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 77802

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2014-180.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Published: 2014/09/23

Modified: 2014/10/11

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 2.1

Temporal Score: 1.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:gnupg, cpe:/o:mandriva:business_server:1

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/09/22

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-5270

BID: 69164

MDVSA: 2014:180