Bug 230467 - CVE-2007-1263 gnupg signed message spoofing
CVE-2007-1263 gnupg signed message spoofing
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: gnupg (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Nalin Dahyabhai
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Blocks: CVE-2007-1263
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Reported: 2007-02-28 16:47 EST by Josh Bressers
Modified: 2008-01-28 09:16 EST (History)
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Fixed In Version: RHSA-2007-0107
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2007-03-14 11:06:58 EDT
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Description Josh Bressers 2007-02-28 16:47:59 EST
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #230456 +++

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.

-- Additional comment from bressers@redhat.com on 2007-02-28 16:35 EST --
Created an attachment (id=148963)
Proposed patch
Comment 3 Mark J. Cox (Product Security) 2007-03-06 11:35:34 EST
removing embargo, public yesterday
Comment 6 Red Hat Bugzilla 2007-03-14 11:06:58 EDT
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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