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MDKSA-2006:228: 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-2006:228 (gnupg).
A 'stack overwrite' vulnerability in GnuPG (gpg) allows 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
Threat Level: High
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