Bug 230456 - CVE-2007-1263 gnupg signed message spoofing
CVE-2007-1263 gnupg signed message spoofing
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: gnupg (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Nalin Dahyabhai
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Blocks: CVE-2007-1263
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Reported: 2007-02-28 16:33 EST by Josh Bressers
Modified: 2008-01-28 09:15 EST (History)
1 user (show)

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Fixed In Version: RHSA-2007-0106
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2007-03-06 04:23:47 EST
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Proposed patch (6.56 KB, patch)
2007-02-28 16:35 EST, Josh Bressers
no flags Details | Diff

External Trackers
Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2007:0106 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Important: gnupg security update 2007-03-06 04:23:44 EST

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Description Josh Bressers 2007-02-28 16:33:42 EST
CoreLabs has reported several flaws in the way gnupg verifies signed messages. 
It is possible to construct a message with injected content and it will appear
to be valid, signed content.

This flaw is most dangerous in the way many mail programs use gnupg to verify
signed and encrypted messages.
Comment 1 Josh Bressers 2007-02-28 16:34:14 EST
These flaws also affect RHEL2.1 and RHEL3
Comment 2 Josh Bressers 2007-02-28 16:35:50 EST
Created attachment 148963 [details]
Proposed patch
Comment 6 Mark J. Cox 2007-03-05 16:25:28 EST
now public at
removing embargo
Comment 7 Red Hat Bugzilla 2007-03-06 04:23:47 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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