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SUSE Linux Security Vulnerability: CVE-2006-6169

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
11/29/2006
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/17/2015
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in the ask_outfile_name function in openfile.c for GnuPG (gpg) 1.4 and 2.0, when running interactively, might allow attackers to execute arbitrary code via messages with "C-escape" expansions, which cause the make_printable_string function to return a longer string than expected while constructing a prompt.

Solution(s)

  • suse-upgrade-gpg
  • suse-upgrade-gpg2
  • suse-upgrade-suse-release

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