Debian: DSA-3005-1: gpgme1.0 security update

    Date14 Aug 2014
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Tomas Trnka discovered a heap-based buffer overflow within the gpgsm status handler of GPGME, a library designed to make access to GnuPG easier for applications. An attacker could use this issue to cause an application using GPGME to crash (denial of service) or possibly to
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3005-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                      Salvatore Bonaccorso
    August 14, 2014                        http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : gpgme1.0
    CVE ID         : CVE-2014-3564
    Debian Bug     : 756651
    
    Tomas Trnka discovered a heap-based buffer overflow within the gpgsm
    status handler of GPGME, a library designed to make access to GnuPG
    easier for applications. An attacker could use this issue to cause an
    application using GPGME to crash (denial of service) or possibly to
    execute arbitrary code.
    
    For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.2.0-1.4+deb7u1.
    
    For the testing distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.5.1-1.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.5.1-1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your gpgme1.0 packages.
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: https://www.debian.org/security/
    
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