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Debian Security Advisory DSA 4223-1 (gnupg1 - security update)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

5.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

4 years ago

Modified

Modified

4 years ago

Summary

Marcus Brinkmann discovered that GnuPG performed insufficient sanitisation of file names displayed in status messages, which could be abused to fake the verification status of a signed email.

Affected Software

Affected Software

gnupg1 on Debian Linux

Detection Method

Detection Method

This check tests the installed software version using the apt package manager.

Solution

Solution

For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 1.4.21-4+deb9u1. We recommend that you upgrade your gnupg1 packages. For the detailed security status of gnupg1 please refer to its security tracker page linked in the references.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)