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Pardus: 2010-105: Gnupg: Arbitrary Code Execution Print E-mail
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A vulnerability has been fixed in GnuPG, which can be exploited by malicious people to potentially compromise a user's system.
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Pardus Linux Security Advisory 2010-105           security@pardus.org.tr
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      Date: 2010-08-11
  Severity: 3
      Type: Remote
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Summary
======
A vulnerability has been fixed in GnuPG,  which  can  be  exploited  by
malicious people to potentially compromise a user's system.


Description
==========
CVE-2010-2547:

Use-after-free vulnerability in kbx/keybox-blob.c in GPGSM in GnuPG 2.x
through 2.0.16 allows remote attackers to cause  a  denial  of  service
(crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a  certificate  with  a
large number of Subject Alternate Names, which is not properly  handled
in a realloc operation when importing the certificate or verifying  its
signature.


Affected packages:

  Pardus 2009:
    gnupg, all before 2.0.11-27-5


Resolution
=========
There are update(s) for gnupg. You can update them via Package  Manager
or with a single command from console:

    pisi up gnupg

References
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  * http://bugs.pardus.org.tr/show_bug.cgi?id906
  * http://web.nvd.nist.gov/view/vuln/detail?vulnId=CVE-2010-2547

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