GnuPG improper non-detached signature verification

gnupg-nondetached-sig-verification (25184) The risk level is classified as LowLow Risk

Description:

GNU Privacy Guard (GnuPG or GPG) could allow certain non-detached signature files to bypass signature verification. This could allow a remote attacker to inject arbitrary data into digitally signed files or messages, resulting in the loss of data integrity for digitally signed files.


Consequences:

Other

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of GnuPG (1.4.2.2 or later), available from GnuPG.org. See References.

For Debian GNU/Linux:
Refer to DSA-993-2 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

For SGI Advanced Linux Environment:
Refer to SGI Security Advisory 20060401-01-U for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

For Red Hat Linux:
Refer to RHSA-2006:0266-8 or RHSA-2006:0265-9 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

For Gentoo Linux:
Refer to Gentoo Linux Security Announcement GLSA 2006-03-08 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

For Ubuntu Linux:
Refer to USN-264-1 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

For SUSE Linux:
Refer to SUSE Security Announcement SUSE-SA:2006:014 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

For other distributions:
Contact your vendor for patch or upgrade information.

References:

Platforms Affected:

  • Canonical Ubuntu 4.10
  • Canonical Ubuntu 5.04
  • Canonical Ubuntu 5.10
  • Debian Debian Linux 3.0
  • Debian Debian Linux 3.1
  • Gentoo Linux
  • GNU Privacy Guard 1.0
  • GNU Privacy Guard 1.0.1
  • GNU Privacy Guard 1.0.2
  • GNU Privacy Guard 1.0.3
  • GNU Privacy Guard 1.0.4
  • GNU Privacy Guard 1.0.5
  • GNU Privacy Guard 1.0.6
  • GNU Privacy Guard 1.0.7
  • GNU Privacy Guard 1.2
  • GNU Privacy Guard 1.2.1
  • GNU Privacy Guard 1.2.2
  • GNU Privacy Guard 1.2.3
  • GNU Privacy Guard 1.2.4
  • GNU Privacy Guard 1.2.5
  • GNU Privacy Guard 1.2.6
  • GNU Privacy Guard 1.2.7
  • GNU Privacy Guard 1.3.3
  • GNU Privacy Guard 1.3.4
  • GNU Privacy Guard 1.4
  • GNU Privacy Guard 1.4.1
  • GNU Privacy Guard 1.4.2
  • GNU Privacy Guard 1.4.2.1
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux 2006 X86_64
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux 2006
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux LE2005
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux LE2005 X86_64
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux Corporate Server 3.0 X86_64
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux Corporate Server 3.0
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Multi Network Firewall 2.0
  • Novell UnitedLinux 1.0
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 2.1 ES
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 2.1 AS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 2.1 WS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 3 ES
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 3 Desktop
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 3 WS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 3 AS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 WS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 Desktop
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 AS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 ES
  • RedHat Linux Advanced Workstation 2.1 Itanium
  • SGI Advanced Linux Environment 3
  • SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8
  • SUSE SuSE Linux 10.0
  • SUSE SuSE Linux 9.1
  • SUSE SuSE Linux 9.2
  • SUSE SuSE Linux 9.3
  • SuSE SuSE Linux Desktop 1.0
  • SuSE SuSE SLES 9

Reported:

Mar 09, 2006

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