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FS#42943 - [gnupg] backport fix for CVE-2014-9087 (buffer overflow)

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Remi Gacogne (rgacogne) - Friday, 28 November 2014, 16:38 GMT
Last edited by Gaetan Bisson (vesath) - Friday, 28 November 2014, 19:56 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Security
Status Closed
Assigned To Gaetan Bisson (vesath)
Architecture All
Severity High
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No

Details


Allan noticed that the vulnerability identified in libksba [1] is also present in gnupg 2.1.0 (duplicated code). This has been fixed upstream [2] but I am not sure whether a new version will be released, so I believe it would be wise to backport the patch.
While investigating this issue, I also stumbled upon [3], which seems bad at first look, so we may want to backport that too.

[1] https://lists.archlinux.org/pipermail/arch-security/2014-November/000156.html
[2] http://git.gnupg.org/cgi-bin/gitweb.cgi?p=gnupg.git;a=commit;h=8445ef24fc31e1fe0291e17f90f9f06b536e34da
[3] http://git.gnupg.org/cgi-bin/gitweb.cgi?p=gnupg.git;a=commitdiff;h=0988764397f99db4efef1eabcdb8072d6159af76;hp=b716e6a69919b89c7887d6c7c9b97e58d18fdf95
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Closed by  Gaetan Bisson (vesath)
Friday, 28 November 2014, 19:56 GMT
Reason for closing:  Fixed
Additional comments about closing:  gnupg-2.1.0-6 in [testing]

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