Bug 184556 - CVE-2006-0049 Gnupg incorrect malformed message verification
CVE-2006-0049 Gnupg incorrect malformed message verification
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: gnupg (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Nalin Dahyabhai
Mike McLean
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Blocks: 185345 185346
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Reported: 2006-03-09 15:29 EST by Josh Bressers
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
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Fixed In Version: RHSA-2006-0266
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2006-03-15 11:32:04 EST
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Demo reproducer (741 bytes, text/plain)
2006-03-13 09:56 EST, Josh Bressers
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Description Josh Bressers 2006-03-09 15:29:14 EST
Gnupg incorrect malformed message verification

Tavis Ormandy discovered that it is still possible to trick gnupg into
incorrectly verifying a signed message.

The patch is here:

This issue also affects RHEL3
This issue also affects RHEL2.1
Comment 1 Josh Bressers 2006-03-13 09:56:43 EST
Created attachment 126039 [details]
Demo reproducer

This reproducer was given to us by Gentoo.

In order to reproduce this issue on RHEL, the --ignore-crc-error option must be
given to gpg.  This also mitigates the usefullness of this issue on RHEL.
Comment 5 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-03-15 11:32:06 EST
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
if the solution does not work for you.


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