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MDKSA-2001:053-1: gnupg

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the gnupg package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2001:053-1 (gnupg).


A format string vulnerability exists in gnupg 1.0.5 and previous versions which
is fixed in 1.0.6. This vulnerability can be used to invoke shell commands with
rights of the currently logged-in user.
Update:
The /usr/bin/gpg executable was installed setuid root and setgid root. While
being setuid root offers locking pages in physical memory to avoid writing
sensitive material to swap and is of benefit, being setgid root provides no
benefits and permits users to write to files that have group root access. This
update strips the setgid bit from /usr/bin/gpg.


Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2001:053-1
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004 Tenable Network Security

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