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Debian: 2967-1: gnupg: Summary Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Debian Security Report Summary
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2967-1                               Salvatore Bonaccorso
June 25, 2014                
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Package        : gnupg
CVE ID         : CVE-2014-4617
Debian Bug     : 752497

Jean-René Reinhard, Olivier Levillain and Florian Maury reported that
GnuPG, the GNU Privacy Guard, did not properly parse certain garbled
compressed data packets. A remote attacker could use this flaw to mount
a denial of service against GnuPG by triggering an infinite loop.

For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.4.12-7+deb7u4.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.4.16-1.2.

We recommend that you upgrade your gnupg packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at:

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