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Bug 185345 - CVE-2006-0049 Gnupg incorrect malformed message verification
CVE-2006-0049 Gnupg incorrect malformed message verification
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1
Classification: Red Hat
Component: gnupg (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Nalin Dahyabhai
Mike McLean
: Security
Depends On: 184556
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Reported: 2006-03-13 16:38 EST by Nalin Dahyabhai
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:06 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-03-15 12:32:15 EST
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Description Nalin Dahyabhai 2006-03-13 16:38:49 EST
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #184556 +++

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

-- Additional comment from bressers@redhat.com on 2006-03-13 09:56 EST --
Created an attachment (id=126039)
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.

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