Bug 111129 - CAN-2003-0971 GnuPG's ElGamal signing keys compromised - patch needed
CAN-2003-0971 GnuPG's ElGamal signing keys compromised - patch needed
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnupg (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Nalin Dahyabhai
Mike McLean
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Reported: 2003-11-27 18:32 EST by Robert Scheck
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-12-11 04:24:08 EST
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Description Robert Scheck 2003-11-27 18:32:43 EST
Description of problem:
GnuPG's ElGamal signing keys compromised: 
http://lists.gnupg.org/pipermail/gnupg-announce/2003q4/000276.html

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
<= 1.2.3

Actual results:
There's a patch available:
http://www.heise.de/security/tools/gnupg_patch.diff

Expected results & additional info:
I think that patch should be used to fix that vulnerability.
Comment 1 Miloslav Trmac 2003-11-28 11:05:46 EST
Note that the patch does not fix the vulnerability; it just
disables further usage of the keys.
Comment 2 Mark J. Cox (Product Security) 2003-12-11 04:24:08 EST
FEDORA-2003-025

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