Bug 218505 - CVE-2006-6169 GnuPG heap overflow
CVE-2006-6169 GnuPG heap overflow
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: gnupg (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Nalin Dahyabhai
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Blocks: 218506
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Reported: 2006-12-05 14:36 EST by Lubomir Kundrak
Modified: 2007-11-16 20:14 EST (History)
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Fixed In Version: RHSA-2006-0754
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2006-12-06 12:54:14 EST
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Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2006:0754 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Important: gnupg security update 2006-12-12 15:50:28 EST

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Description Lubomir Kundrak 2006-12-05 14:36:19 EST
Description of problem:

If make_printable_string() returns a string longer than one given as an
argument, a heap-based buffer overflow occurs in openfile.c:ask_outfile_name()

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

RHEL-2.1, RHEL-3, RHEL-4, RHEL-5, FC-5, FC-6
Comment 4 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-12-06 12:54:14 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,
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if the solution does not work for you.


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