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Security update for gpg2

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(Last modified: 14AUG2006)


solutions Security update for gpg2 SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (30953130b8d77c86e88c33a5b05d48e9)

Applies to

Package: gpg2
Product(s): Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86_64
Patch: patch-11153
Release: 20060814
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Everyone should update.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

This update of gpg2 fixes an segmentation fault when using the --no-armor option. This failure leads to a denial-of-service attack and may be used execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2006-3746)

Solution

Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fvh gpg2.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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