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RHSA-2006-0615: gnupg

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the gnupg packages

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Updated GnuPG packages that fix a security issue is now available.

This update has been rated as having moderate security impact by the Red
Hat Security Response Team.

GnuPG is a utility for encrypting data and creating digital signatures.

An integer overflow flaw was found in GnuPG. A possible hacker could create a
carefully crafted message packet with a large length that could cause GnuPG
to crash or possibly overwrite memory when opened. (CVE-2006-3746)

All users of GnuPG are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which
contain a backported patch to correct this issue.

Solution :
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Tenable Network Security

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