Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 184556
CVE-2006-0049 Gnupg incorrect malformed message verification
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:07:23 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
Created attachment 126039 [details]
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.
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
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