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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.59076
Category:Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Title:Ubuntu USN-393-1 (gnupg)
Summary:Ubuntu USN-393-1 (gnupg)
Description:
The remote host is missing an update to gnupg
announced via advisory USN-393-1.

A security issue affects the following Ubuntu releases:

Ubuntu 5.10
Ubuntu 6.06 LTS
Ubuntu 6.10

This advisory also applies to the corresponding versions of
Kubuntu, Edubuntu, and Xubuntu.

Details follow:

Tavis Ormandy discovered that gnupg was incorrectly using the stack. If
a user were tricked into processing a specially crafted message, an
attacker could execute arbitrary code with the user's privileges.

Solution:
The problem can be corrected by upgrading your system to the
following package versions:

Ubuntu 5.10:
gnupg 1.4.1-1ubuntu1.6

Ubuntu 6.06 LTS:
gnupg 1.4.2.2-1ubuntu2.4

Ubuntu 6.10:
gnupg 1.4.3-2ubuntu3.2

In general, a standard system upgrade is sufficient to effect the
necessary changes.

http://www.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=USN-393-1

Risk factor : Critical
Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2006-6235
Bugtraq: 20061206 GnuPG: remotely controllable function pointer [CVE-2006-6235] (Google Search)
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/453664/100/0/threaded
Bugtraq: 20061206 rPSA-2006-0227-1 gnupg (Google Search)
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/453723/100/0/threaded
http://lists.gnupg.org/pipermail/gnupg-announce/2006q4/000491.html
Debian Security Information: DSA-1231 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1231
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200612-03.xml
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:228
http://www.openpkg.com/security/advisories/OpenPKG-SA-2006.037.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0754.html
SGI Security Advisory: 20061201-01-P
ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20061201-01-P.asc
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SR:2006:028 (Google Search)
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_28_sr.html
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SA:2006:075 (Google Search)
http://lists.suse.com/archive/suse-security-announce/2006-Dec/0004.html
http://www.trustix.org/errata/2006/0070
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-393-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-393-2
CERT/CC vulnerability note: VU#427009
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/427009
BugTraq ID: 21462
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/21462
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/getDef?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11245
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/4881
http://securitytracker.com/id?1017349
http://secunia.com/advisories/23245
http://secunia.com/advisories/23250
http://secunia.com/advisories/23255
http://secunia.com/advisories/23269
http://secunia.com/advisories/23259
http://secunia.com/advisories/23299
http://secunia.com/advisories/23303
http://secunia.com/advisories/23329
http://secunia.com/advisories/23290
http://secunia.com/advisories/23335
http://secunia.com/advisories/23284
http://secunia.com/advisories/23513
http://secunia.com/advisories/24047
XForce ISS Database: gnupg-openpgp-code-execution(30711)
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/30711
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