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RHSA-2010:0603: gnupg2 security update

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RHSA-2010:0603: gnupg2 security update

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
08/05/2010
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/12/2010
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

The GNU Privacy Guard (GnuPG or GPG) is a tool for encrypting data andcreating digital signatures, compliant with the proposed OpenPGP Internetstandard and the S/MIME standard.A use-after-free flaw was found in the way gpgsm, a Cryptographic MessageSyntax (CMS) encryption and signing tool, handled X.509 certificates witha large number of Subject Alternate Names. A specially-crafted X.509certificate could, when imported, cause gpgsm to crash or, possibly,execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2010-2547)All gnupg2 users should upgrade to this updated package, which contains abackported patch to correct this issue.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-gnupg2

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