SUSE SLED10 / SLES10 Security Update : gpg (SUSE-SU-2013:1061-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 83589


The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.


This update for gpg provides the following fixes :

- Set proper file permissions when en/de-crypting files (bnc#780943)

- Fix an issue that could cause corruption of the public keys database. (CVE-2012-6085, bnc#798465)

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Update the affected gpg packages

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 83589

File Name: suse_SU-2013-1061-1.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/05/20

Modified: 2015/05/20

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:gpg, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:gpg2, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:10

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2013/06/20

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-6085

BID: 57102