Debian: DSA-2967-1: gnupg security update

    Date25 Jun 2014
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    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.
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2967-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                      Salvatore Bonaccorso
    June 25, 2014                          http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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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: http://www.debian.org/security/
    
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