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rPSA-2006-0227-1 gnupg Dec 06 2006 09:34PM
rPath Update Announcements (announce-noreply rpath com)
rPath Security Advisory: 2006-0227-1
Published: 2006-12-06
Products: rPath Linux 1
Rating: Severe
Exposure Level Classification:
Indirect Deterministic Privilege Escalation
Updated Versions:
gnupg=/conary.rpath.com@rpl:devel//1/1.4.6-0.1-

References:
http://www.cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-6235
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-835

Description:
Previous versions of the gnupg package will execute attacker-provided
code found in intentionally malformed OpenPGP packets. This allows an
attacker to run arbitrary code as the user invoking gpg on the file
that contains the malformed packets.

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