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RedHat: Important: gnupg security update Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
RedHat Linux Updated GnuPG packages that fix two security issues are now available. This update has been rated as having important security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team.
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                   Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis:          Important: gnupg security update
Advisory ID:       RHSA-2006:0754-01
Advisory URL:      https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2006-0754.html
Issue date:        2006-12-06
Updated on:        2006-12-06
Product:           Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Keywords:          printable string decrypt heap overflow
CVE Names:         CVE-2006-6169 CVE-2006-6235 
- ---------------------------------------------------------------------

1. Summary:

Updated GnuPG packages that fix two security issues are now available.

This update has been rated as having important security impact by the Red
Hat Security Response Team.

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (Advanced Server) version 2.1 - i386, ia64
Red Hat Linux Advanced Workstation 2.1 - ia64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 2.1 - i386
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS version 2.1 - i386
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 3 - i386, ia64, ppc, s390, s390x, x86_64
Red Hat Desktop version 3 - i386, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 3 - i386, ia64, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS version 3 - i386, ia64, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 4 - i386, ia64, ppc, s390, s390x, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop version 4 - i386, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 4 - i386, ia64, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS version 4 - i386, ia64, x86_64

3. Problem description:

GnuPG is a utility for encrypting data and creating digital signatures.

Tavis Ormandy discovered a stack overwrite flaw in the way GnuPG decrypts
messages. An attacker could create carefully crafted message that could cause
GnuPG to execute arbitrary code if a victim attempts to decrypt the message.
(CVE-2006-6235)

A heap based buffer overflow flaw was found in the way GnuPG constructs
messages to be written to the terminal during an interactive session. An
attacker could create a carefully crafted message which with user interaction
could cause GnuPG to execute arbitrary code with the permissions of the
user running GnuPG. (CVE-2006-6169)

All users of GnuPG are advised to upgrade to this updated package, which
contains a backported patch to correct these issues.

4. Solution:

Before applying this update, make sure all previously released errata
relevant to your system have been applied.

This update is available via Red Hat Network.  To use Red Hat Network,
launch the Red Hat Update Agent with the following command:

up2date

This will start an interactive process that will result in the appropriate
RPMs being upgraded on your system.

5. Bug IDs fixed (http://bugzilla.redhat.com/):

218505 - CVE-2006-6169 GnuPG heap overflow

6. RPMs required:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (Advanced Server) version 2.1:

SRPMS:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/2.1AS/en/os/SRPMS/gnupg-1.0.7-20.src.rpm
55f3008c00505b9ed691a1621f9f679b  gnupg-1.0.7-20.src.rpm

i386:
25113e54fca82c67a1adb0d14c536aa9  gnupg-1.0.7-20.i386.rpm

ia64:
6a3a3c6dc0e4b65fd5eddc75a422fead  gnupg-1.0.7-20.ia64.rpm

Red Hat Linux Advanced Workstation 2.1:

SRPMS:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/2.1AW/en/os/SRPMS/gnupg-1.0.7-20.src.rpm
55f3008c00505b9ed691a1621f9f679b  gnupg-1.0.7-20.src.rpm

ia64:
6a3a3c6dc0e4b65fd5eddc75a422fead  gnupg-1.0.7-20.ia64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 2.1:

SRPMS:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/2.1ES/en/os/SRPMS/gnupg-1.0.7-20.src.rpm
55f3008c00505b9ed691a1621f9f679b  gnupg-1.0.7-20.src.rpm

i386:
25113e54fca82c67a1adb0d14c536aa9  gnupg-1.0.7-20.i386.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS version 2.1:

SRPMS:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/2.1WS/en/os/SRPMS/gnupg-1.0.7-20.src.rpm
55f3008c00505b9ed691a1621f9f679b  gnupg-1.0.7-20.src.rpm

i386:
25113e54fca82c67a1adb0d14c536aa9  gnupg-1.0.7-20.i386.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 3:

SRPMS:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/3AS/en/os/SRPMS/gnupg-1.2.1-19.src.rpm
2006add6d6ece17f59f4a9397d621665  gnupg-1.2.1-19.src.rpm

i386:
39045347836c30667687d601a58965a9  gnupg-1.2.1-19.i386.rpm
e1a346200fd6628fefcdcc721083e91f  gnupg-debuginfo-1.2.1-19.i386.rpm

ia64:
978ff04512ff5e7706d505e0fa46e0eb  gnupg-1.2.1-19.ia64.rpm
03269279b06d98af518bd405c3313bad  gnupg-debuginfo-1.2.1-19.ia64.rpm

ppc:
7f21902fb2f508d735bbc430a01765f4  gnupg-1.2.1-19.ppc.rpm
e8019cb279d04aa65a9faf52ab0a46c0  gnupg-debuginfo-1.2.1-19.ppc.rpm

s390:
d9fefbd2ef988552d9b1b3b0a890acef  gnupg-1.2.1-19.s390.rpm
5efc90cef0cac23eda451e1508e09fd2  gnupg-debuginfo-1.2.1-19.s390.rpm

s390x:
5fe40389e0aeb86ab0b9b1d413e899d1  gnupg-1.2.1-19.s390x.rpm
0353ea95434201e538e81809117fab33  gnupg-debuginfo-1.2.1-19.s390x.rpm

x86_64:
4cd47c1ff13aecfc4fb235e98b156e06  gnupg-1.2.1-19.x86_64.rpm
1a327c028d1e44f3747c890f6c926d9a  gnupg-debuginfo-1.2.1-19.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Desktop version 3:

SRPMS:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/3desktop/en/os/SRPMS/gnupg-1.2.1-19.src.rpm
2006add6d6ece17f59f4a9397d621665  gnupg-1.2.1-19.src.rpm

i386:
39045347836c30667687d601a58965a9  gnupg-1.2.1-19.i386.rpm
e1a346200fd6628fefcdcc721083e91f  gnupg-debuginfo-1.2.1-19.i386.rpm

x86_64:
4cd47c1ff13aecfc4fb235e98b156e06  gnupg-1.2.1-19.x86_64.rpm
1a327c028d1e44f3747c890f6c926d9a  gnupg-debuginfo-1.2.1-19.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 3:

SRPMS:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/3ES/en/os/SRPMS/gnupg-1.2.1-19.src.rpm
2006add6d6ece17f59f4a9397d621665  gnupg-1.2.1-19.src.rpm

i386:
39045347836c30667687d601a58965a9  gnupg-1.2.1-19.i386.rpm
e1a346200fd6628fefcdcc721083e91f  gnupg-debuginfo-1.2.1-19.i386.rpm

ia64:
978ff04512ff5e7706d505e0fa46e0eb  gnupg-1.2.1-19.ia64.rpm
03269279b06d98af518bd405c3313bad  gnupg-debuginfo-1.2.1-19.ia64.rpm

x86_64:
4cd47c1ff13aecfc4fb235e98b156e06  gnupg-1.2.1-19.x86_64.rpm
1a327c028d1e44f3747c890f6c926d9a  gnupg-debuginfo-1.2.1-19.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS version 3:

SRPMS:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/3WS/en/os/SRPMS/gnupg-1.2.1-19.src.rpm
2006add6d6ece17f59f4a9397d621665  gnupg-1.2.1-19.src.rpm

i386:
39045347836c30667687d601a58965a9  gnupg-1.2.1-19.i386.rpm
e1a346200fd6628fefcdcc721083e91f  gnupg-debuginfo-1.2.1-19.i386.rpm

ia64:
978ff04512ff5e7706d505e0fa46e0eb  gnupg-1.2.1-19.ia64.rpm
03269279b06d98af518bd405c3313bad  gnupg-debuginfo-1.2.1-19.ia64.rpm

x86_64:
4cd47c1ff13aecfc4fb235e98b156e06  gnupg-1.2.1-19.x86_64.rpm
1a327c028d1e44f3747c890f6c926d9a  gnupg-debuginfo-1.2.1-19.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 4:

SRPMS:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/4AS/en/os/SRPMS/gnupg-1.2.6-8.src.rpm
4d919fce07aa4051c6a8ec5f871430c8  gnupg-1.2.6-8.src.rpm

i386:
640862942e412f7070f4633cef6a480e  gnupg-1.2.6-8.i386.rpm
b389e7abc34289a7ed4b302893c10396  gnupg-debuginfo-1.2.6-8.i386.rpm

ia64:
0d1191dcf30c72a93282dfec862dbef6  gnupg-1.2.6-8.ia64.rpm
840fcfbd4a0078df5390cf206efe7c27  gnupg-debuginfo-1.2.6-8.ia64.rpm

ppc:
1c64e01d7a0e6adbf2c069303f28c66b  gnupg-1.2.6-8.ppc.rpm
56d59005e8c51bda61edd99e75ef692b  gnupg-debuginfo-1.2.6-8.ppc.rpm

s390:
6f007a82e0b769988ba97132db09053b  gnupg-1.2.6-8.s390.rpm
ac9c8f7fcd9313dc2ec9d53d206227de  gnupg-debuginfo-1.2.6-8.s390.rpm

s390x:
bbf9eab34a9282fd30698bc0d27ff11f  gnupg-1.2.6-8.s390x.rpm
6dd7b0cb8904abf3216de58be7bbb110  gnupg-debuginfo-1.2.6-8.s390x.rpm

x86_64:
800e7c982ba81ae0651b0091fdf61a63  gnupg-1.2.6-8.x86_64.rpm
fb3f183d427aea368b331b8e008122d7  gnupg-debuginfo-1.2.6-8.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop version 4:

SRPMS:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/4Desktop/en/os/SRPMS/gnupg-1.2.6-8.src.rpm
4d919fce07aa4051c6a8ec5f871430c8  gnupg-1.2.6-8.src.rpm

i386:
640862942e412f7070f4633cef6a480e  gnupg-1.2.6-8.i386.rpm
b389e7abc34289a7ed4b302893c10396  gnupg-debuginfo-1.2.6-8.i386.rpm

x86_64:
800e7c982ba81ae0651b0091fdf61a63  gnupg-1.2.6-8.x86_64.rpm
fb3f183d427aea368b331b8e008122d7  gnupg-debuginfo-1.2.6-8.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 4:

SRPMS:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/4ES/en/os/SRPMS/gnupg-1.2.6-8.src.rpm
4d919fce07aa4051c6a8ec5f871430c8  gnupg-1.2.6-8.src.rpm

i386:
640862942e412f7070f4633cef6a480e  gnupg-1.2.6-8.i386.rpm
b389e7abc34289a7ed4b302893c10396  gnupg-debuginfo-1.2.6-8.i386.rpm

ia64:
0d1191dcf30c72a93282dfec862dbef6  gnupg-1.2.6-8.ia64.rpm
840fcfbd4a0078df5390cf206efe7c27  gnupg-debuginfo-1.2.6-8.ia64.rpm

x86_64:
800e7c982ba81ae0651b0091fdf61a63  gnupg-1.2.6-8.x86_64.rpm
fb3f183d427aea368b331b8e008122d7  gnupg-debuginfo-1.2.6-8.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS version 4:

SRPMS:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/4WS/en/os/SRPMS/gnupg-1.2.6-8.src.rpm
4d919fce07aa4051c6a8ec5f871430c8  gnupg-1.2.6-8.src.rpm

i386:
640862942e412f7070f4633cef6a480e  gnupg-1.2.6-8.i386.rpm
b389e7abc34289a7ed4b302893c10396  gnupg-debuginfo-1.2.6-8.i386.rpm

ia64:
0d1191dcf30c72a93282dfec862dbef6  gnupg-1.2.6-8.ia64.rpm
840fcfbd4a0078df5390cf206efe7c27  gnupg-debuginfo-1.2.6-8.ia64.rpm

x86_64:
800e7c982ba81ae0651b0091fdf61a63  gnupg-1.2.6-8.x86_64.rpm
fb3f183d427aea368b331b8e008122d7  gnupg-debuginfo-1.2.6-8.x86_64.rpm

These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security.  Our key and 
details on how to verify the signature are available from
https://www.redhat.com/security/team/key/#package

7. References:

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-6169
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-6235
http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#important

8. Contact:

The Red Hat security contact is .  More contact
details at https://www.redhat.com/security/team/contact/

Copyright 2006 Red Hat, Inc.
 
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