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MDKSA-2006:183: libksba Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the libksba package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

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, allows
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 :
Threat Level: High

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