[SECURITY] Fedora Core 4 Update: gnupg-1.4.2.1-1
Posted on: 02/17/2006 08:32 PM

A new update is available for Fedora Core - [SECURITY] Fedora Core 4 Update: gnupg-1.4.2.1-1. Here the announcement:

Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2006-116
2006-02-17
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Product : Fedora Core 4
Name : gnupg
Version : 1.4.2.1
Release : 1
Summary : A GNU utility for secure communication and data storage.
Description :
GnuPG (GNU Privacy Guard) is a GNU utility for encrypting data and
creating digital signatures. GnuPG has advanced key management
capabilities and is compliant with the proposed OpenPGP Internet
standard described in RFC2440. Since GnuPG doesn't use any patented
algorithm, it is not compatible with any version of PGP2 (PGP2.x uses
only IDEA for symmetric-key encryption, which is patented worldwide).

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Update Information:

The GNU Privacy Guard provides encryption and signing for
messages and arbitrary files, and implements the OpenPGP
standard as described by IETF RFC2440.

Version 1.4.2 of GnuPG would in some cases erroneously exit
with status 0 (signalling no errors) if it was invoked to
check a signature but found no signature to check. This
should be corrected in version 1.4.2.1.
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* Wed Feb 15 2006 Nalin Dahyabhai lt;nalin@redhat.comgt; - 1.4.2.1-1
- update to 1.4.2.1 (fixes CVE-2006-0455)
* Fri Feb 10 2006 Jesse Keating lt;jkeating@redhat.comgt; - 1.4.2-3.2.1
- bump again for double-long bug on ppc(64)
* Tue Feb 7 2006 Jesse Keating lt;jkeating@redhat.comgt; - 1.4.2-3.2
- rebuilt for new gcc4.1 snapshot and glibc changes
* Fri Dec 9 2005 Jesse Keating lt;jkeating@redhat.comgt;
- rebuilt
* Tue Aug 9 2005 Nalin Dahyabhai lt;nalin@redhat.comgt; 1.4.2-3
- don't override libexecdir any more; we don't need to (#165462)
* Thu Aug 4 2005 Nalin Dahyabhai lt;nalin@redhat.comgt; 1.4.2-2
- pull in David Shaw's fix for key generation in batch mode
* Fri Jul 29 2005 Nalin Dahyabhai lt;nalin@redhat.comgt;
- change %post to check if the info files are there before attempting to
add or remove them from the info index (#91641)
* Wed Jul 27 2005 Nalin Dahyabhai lt;nalin@redhat.comgt; 1.4.2-1
- update to 1.4.2

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This update can be downloaded from:
http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linux/core/updates/4/

a1a4ce41efd41cb8ade2b4413072fb4c00e8b9e3 SRPMS/gnupg-1.4.2.1-1.src.rpm
1be912b956a9c001a8a24a4cadbaee4351710bfb ppc/gnupg-1.4.2.1-1.ppc.rpm
644518c6e8d05280b091d12fe9c9e541666cc47a ppc/debug/gnupg-debuginfo-1.4.2.1-1.ppc.rpm
5dd455f66408bb0b1a5080077595f45e14848fd7 x86_64/gnupg-1.4.2.1-1.x86_64.rpm
f1d7b3d77fa9f6bdae07a10a5edcf9b15c777934 x86_64/debug/gnupg-debuginfo-1.4.2.1-1.x86_64.rpm
601f36c75b78f96fe1d921edde19343997b3827e i386/gnupg-1.4.2.1-1.i386.rpm
e10f5c5707b4ba7ba65da4fdc08013af111fbedc i386/debug/gnupg-debuginfo-1.4.2.1-1.i386.rpm

This update can be installed with the 'yum' update program. Use 'yum update
package-name' at the command line. For more information, refer to 'Managing
Software with yum,' available at http://fedora.redhat.com/docs/yum/.
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