Debian Security Advisory
DLA-51-1 gnupg2 -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 10 Sep 2014
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 752498.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2014-4617.
- More information:
Jean-Rene Reinhard, Olivier Levillain and Florian Maury reported that GnuPG, the GNU Privacy Guard, did not properly parse certain garbled compressed data packets. A remote attacker could use this flaw to mount a denial of service against GnuPG by triggering an infinite loop.
For Debian 6
Squeeze, these issues have been fixed in gnupg2 version 2.0.14-2+squeeze3