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MDKSA-2006:183: libksba

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the libksba package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2006:183 (libksba).

The libksba library, as used by gpgsm in the gnupg2 package, permits
attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a
malformed X.509 certificate in a signature.
libksba-0.9.15 in Mandriva 2007.0 is not affected by this issue.
Updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:183
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2007 Tenable Network Security

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