Debian: DSA-4223-1: gnupg1 security update

    Date 08 Jun 2018
    5738
    Posted By Anthony Pell
    Marcus Brinkmann discovered that GnuGPG performed insufficient sanitisation of file names displayed in status messages, which could be abused to fake the verification status of a signed email.
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-4223-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
    June 08, 2018                         https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : gnupg1
    CVE ID         : CVE-2018-12020
    Debian Bug     : 901088
    
    Marcus Brinkmann discovered that GnuGPG performed insufficient
    sanitisation of file names displayed in status messages, which could be
    abused to fake the verification status of a signed email.
    
    Details can be found in the upstream advisory at
    https://lists.gnupg.org/pipermail/gnupg-announce/2018q2/000425.html
    
    For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.4.21-4+deb9u1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your gnupg1 packages.
    
    For the detailed security status of gnupg1 please refer to its security
    tracker page at:
    https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/gnupg1
    
    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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