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MDKSA-2006:141: gnupg Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the gnupg package
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2006:141 (gnupg).
An integer overflow vulnerability was discovered in gnupg where an
attacker could create a carefully-crafted message packet with a large
length that could cause gnupg to crash or possibly overwrite memory
Updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.
Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:141
Threat Level: High
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