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Debian The version of gnupg that was distributed in Debian GNU/Linux 2.2 hada logic error in the code that checks for valid signatures which couldcause false positive results:

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Debian Security Advisory                             security@debian.org 
http://www.debian.org/security/                         Wichert Akkerman
November 11, 2000
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Package: gnupg
Debian-specific: no

The version of gnupg that was distributed in Debian GNU/Linux 2.2 had
a logic error in the code that checks for valid signatures which could
cause false positive results: Jim Small discovered that if the input
contained multiple signed sections the exit-code gnupg returned was
only valid for the last section, so improperly signed other sections
were not noticed.

This has been fixed in version 1.0.4-1 and we recommend that you
upgrade your gnupg package to that version. Please note that this
version of gnupg includes the RSA code directly instead of relying on
the gpg-rsa package. This means that the "load-extension rsa" command
in ~/.gnupg/options is no longer needed and must be removed: gnupg
will not work correctly if it tries to load an extension that is not
present.


wget url
        will fetch the file for you
dpkg -i file.deb
        will install the referenced file.

You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the
footer to the proper configuration.


Debian GNU/Linux 2.2 alias potato
- ---------------------------------

  Potato was released for the alpha, arm, i386, m68k, powerpc and sparc
  architectures. 

  Source archives:
    
http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/source/gnupg_1.0.4-1.diff.gz
      MD5 checksum: bedf28e6875df5f632cbf1f210a653a4
    
http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/source/gnupg_1.0.4-1.dsc
      MD5 checksum: 9d61f9b13287acb6b0dcf14cc80f8c64
    
http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/source/gnupg_1.0.4.orig.tar.gz
      MD5 checksum: bef2267bfe9b74a00906a78db34437f9

  Alpha architecture:
    
http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-alpha/gnupg_1.0.4-1_alpha.deb
      MD5 checksum: f572217d63102a55a9e4704aed9b1c9d

  ARM architecture:
    
http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-arm/gnupg_1.0.4-1_arm.deb
      MD5 checksum: eb43fb088b488002fa4c06c0d8d69eb2

  Intel ia32 architecture:
    
http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-i386/gnupg_1.0.4-1_i386.deb
      MD5 checksum: ef2ed6b922db2ed215f2fb857db80730

  Motorola 680x0 architecture:
    
http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-m68k/gnupg_1.0.4-1_m68k.deb
      MD5 checksum: 607202c40ec908fa2ab10b20a1235ff2

  PowerPC architecture:
    
http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-powerpc/gnupg_1.0.4-1_powerpc.deb
      MD5 checksum: ade5f42869502dfb128bd2b6279ab111

  Sun Sparc architecture:
    
http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-sparc/gnupg_1.0.4-1_sparc.deb
      MD5 checksum: 37a850c6363498f90d3f719ada8d71db


For not yet released architectures please refer to the appropriate
directory  ftp://ftp.debian.org/debian/dists/sid/binary-$arch/ .

- -- 
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apt-get: deb  http://security.debian.org/ stable/updates main
dpkg -ftp:ftp://security.debian.org/debian-security dists/stable/updates/main
Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org


 
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