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MDKSA-2006:228: 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-2006:228 (gnupg).

A 'stack overwrite' vulnerability in GnuPG (gpg) permits attackers to
execute arbitrary code via crafted OpenPGP packets that cause GnuPG to
dereference a function pointer from deallocated stack memory.
Updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:228
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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