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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5431-1
May 30, 2022

gnupg2 vulnerability
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Summary:

GnuPG could be made to stop responding.

Software Description:
- gnupg2: GNU privacy guard - a free PGP replacement

Details:

It was discovered that GnuPG was not properly processing keys
with large amounts of signatures. An attacker could possibly
use this issue to cause a denial of service.

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
   gnupg                           2.2.4-1ubuntu1.5

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References:
   https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5431-1
   CVE-2019-13050

Package Information:
   https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/gnupg2/2.2.4-1ubuntu1.5