Debian Security Advisory DSA 2076-1 (gnupg2)

Published: 2010-08-21 06:54:16
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

CVSS Base Vector:


Technical Details:
It was discovered that GnuPG 2 uses a freed pointer when verify a signature or importing a certificate with many Subject Alternate Names, potentially leading to arbitrary code execution. For the stable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in version 2.0.9-3.1+lenny1. For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 2.0.14-2. GnuPG 1 (in the gnupg Linux Distribution Package) is not affected by this problem. We recommend that you upgrade your gnupg2 Linux Distribution Packages.

The remote host is missing an update to gnupg2 announced via advisory DSA 2076-1.

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

CVSS Score

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