openSUSE Security Update : GnuPG (openSUSE-2015-840)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 87117


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


GnuPG was updated to fix two memory handling issues with potential security impact :

- CVE-2015-1606: Invalid memory read using a garbled keyring (bsc#918089)

- CVE-2015-1607: memcpy with overlapping ranges (bsc#918090)


Update the affected GnuPG packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 87117

File Name: openSUSE-2015-840.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/12/01

Modified: 2015/12/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low

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:13.1, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:13.2

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

Patch Publication Date: 2015/11/30

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-1606, CVE-2015-1607