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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2018-12020: Security patch for gnupg, gnupg2 (ALAS-2018-1045)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2018-12020: Security patch for gnupg, gnupg2 (ALAS-2018-1045)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
06/08/2018
Created
07/25/2018
Added
06/29/2018
Modified
04/16/2020

Description

mainproc.c in GnuPG before 2.2.8 mishandles the original filename during decryption and verification actions, which allows remote attackers to spoof the output that GnuPG sends on file descriptor 2 to other programs that use the "--status-fd 2" option. For example, the OpenPGP data might represent an original filename that contains line feed characters in conjunction with GOODSIG or VALIDSIG status codes.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade--gnupg2
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-gnupg

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade--gnupg2
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-gnupg

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