RATA: [ GLSA 200608-08 GnuPG: Integer overflow vulnerability
Posted on: 08/08/2006 09:22 PM

A new security update has been released for Gentoo Linux - GnuPG: Integer overflow vulnerability. Here the announcement:

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory [ERRATA UPDATE] GLSA 200608-08:02
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http://security.gentoo.org/
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Severity: High
Title: GnuPG: Integer overflow vulnerability
Date: August 05, 2006
Updated: August 08, 2006
Bugs: #142248
ID: 200608-08:02

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Errata
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The Resolution proposed in the original version of this Security Advisory did
not correctly address the issue for users who also have GnuPG 1.9 installed.

The corrected sections appear below.

Resolution
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All GnuPG users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "=app-crypt/gnupg-1.4*"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2006-3746
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-3746

Availability
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This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200608-08.xml

Concerns?
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Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
http://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2006 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5



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