DSA 1140-1: New GnuPG packages fix denial of service
Posted on: 08/03/2006 09:42 PM

The Debian Security Team published a new security update for Debian GNU/Linux. Here the announcement:

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Debian Security Advisory DSA 1140-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Martin Schulze
August 3rd, 2006 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : gnupg
Vulnerability : integer overflow
Problem type : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID : CVE-2006-3746
BugTraq ID : 19110
Debian Bug : 381204

Evgeny Legerov discovered that overly large comments can crash gnupg,
the GNU privacy guard - a free PGP replacement.

For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
version 1.4.1-1.sarge5.

For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 1.4.5-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your gnupg package.


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

If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for
sources.list as given at the end of this advisory:

apt-get update
will update the internal database
apt-get upgrade
will install corrected packages

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


Debian GNU/Linux 3.1 alias sarge
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Source archives:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gnupg/gnupg_1.4.1-1.sarge5.dsc
Size/MD5 checksum: 680 3ca752cd4daad97be9a5c39c8946529f
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gnupg/gnupg_1.4.1-1.sarge5.diff.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 20602 60b0f10cc733d5db834cc938ea64c9c6
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gnupg/gnupg_1.4.1.orig.tar.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 4059170 1cc77c6943baaa711222e954bbd785e5

Alpha architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gnupg/gnupg_1.4.1-1.sarge5_alpha.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 2155966 7247aeac9ee92201dd653d72250b6635

AMD64 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gnupg/gnupg_1.4.1-1.sarge5_amd64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 1963522 090bc4edbbcff55a42e0f0e150bebe1c

ARM architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gnupg/gnupg_1.4.1-1.sarge5_arm.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 1899504 3d5a8c67821576dcb96db83439689693

Intel IA-32 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gnupg/gnupg_1.4.1-1.sarge5_i386.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 1908672 27f9a0178ae75e60f4190f7cc1b648b2

Intel IA-64 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gnupg/gnupg_1.4.1-1.sarge5_ia64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 2325364 7cb958f11cf26f2606a8630b0837302b

HP Precision architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gnupg/gnupg_1.4.1-1.sarge5_hppa.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 2004276 0a18314991ba8b9df2197dc59fa9fc9b

Motorola 680x0 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gnupg/gnupg_1.4.1-1.sarge5_m68k.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 1811104 3d34a165f7e7b9b7f7762ea3f098436a

Big endian MIPS architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gnupg/gnupg_1.4.1-1.sarge5_mips.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 2000886 fd5a35eea245eed1d8e867c2dab420fe

Little endian MIPS architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gnupg/gnupg_1.4.1-1.sarge5_mipsel.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 2007526 a7d376140cc177b7365b8931e443b511

PowerPC architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gnupg/gnupg_1.4.1-1.sarge5_powerpc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 1957954 405cd2998ce0d4e4867a2b781d023db5

IBM S/390 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gnupg/gnupg_1.4.1-1.sarge5_s390.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 1967138 4e863993101250029ce2f276a83c964b

Sun Sparc architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gnupg/gnupg_1.4.1-1.sarge5_sparc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 1897516 bce716a627c062c3ca034d8d49c24b58


These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
its next update.

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For apt-get: deb http://security.debian.org/ stable/updates main
For dpkg-ftp: ftp://security.debian.org/debian-security dists/stable/updates/main
Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org
Package info: `apt-cache show lt;pkggt;' and http://packages.debian.org/lt;pkggt;

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