Debian: DSA-4224-1: gnupg security update

    Date08 Jun 2018
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByAnthony 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-4224-1                   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        : gnupg
    CVE ID         : CVE-2018-12020
    
    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 oldstable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed
    in version 1.4.18-7+deb8u5.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your gnupg packages.
    
    For the detailed security status of gnupg please refer to its security
    tracker page at:
    https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/gnupg
    
    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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