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    Debian: New GnuPG packages fix denial of service

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    Debian Security Advisory DSA 1140-1                    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.                             Martin Schulze
    August 3rd, 2006              
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    Package        : gnupg
    Vulnerability  : integer overflow
    Problem type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : CVE-2006-3746
    BugTraq ID     : 19110
    Debian Bug     : 381204
    Evgeny Legerov discovered that overly large comments can crash gnupg,
    the GNU privacy guard - a free PGP replacement.
    For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.4.1-1.sarge5.
    For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.4.5-1.
    We recommend that you upgrade your gnupg package.
    Upgrade Instructions
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    wget url
            will fetch the file for you
    dpkg -i file.deb
            will install the referenced file.
    If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for
    sources.list as given at the end of this advisory:
    apt-get update
            will update the internal database
    apt-get upgrade
            will install corrected packages
    You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the
    footer to the proper configuration.
    Debian GNU/Linux 3.1 alias sarge
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      Source archives:
          Size/MD5 checksum:      680 3ca752cd4daad97be9a5c39c8946529f
          Size/MD5 checksum:    20602 60b0f10cc733d5db834cc938ea64c9c6
          Size/MD5 checksum:  4059170 1cc77c6943baaa711222e954bbd785e5
      Alpha architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:  2155966 7247aeac9ee92201dd653d72250b6635
      AMD64 architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:  1963522 090bc4edbbcff55a42e0f0e150bebe1c
      ARM architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:  1899504 3d5a8c67821576dcb96db83439689693
      Intel IA-32 architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:  1908672 27f9a0178ae75e60f4190f7cc1b648b2
      Intel IA-64 architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:  2325364 7cb958f11cf26f2606a8630b0837302b
      HP Precision architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:  2004276 0a18314991ba8b9df2197dc59fa9fc9b
      Motorola 680x0 architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:  1811104 3d34a165f7e7b9b7f7762ea3f098436a
      Big endian MIPS architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:  2000886 fd5a35eea245eed1d8e867c2dab420fe
      Little endian MIPS architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:  2007526 a7d376140cc177b7365b8931e443b511
      PowerPC architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:  1957954 405cd2998ce0d4e4867a2b781d023db5
      IBM S/390 architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:  1967138 4e863993101250029ce2f276a83c964b
      Sun Sparc architecture:
          Size/MD5 checksum:  1897516 bce716a627c062c3ca034d8d49c24b58
      These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
      its next update.
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    For apt-get: deb stable/updates main
    For dpkg-ftp: dists/stable/updates/main
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