Debian Security Advisory
DSA-4223-1 gnupg1 -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 08 Jun 2018
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 901088.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-12020.
- More information:
Marcus Brinkmann discovered that GnuPG performed insufficient sanitisation of file names displayed in status messages, which could be abused to fake the verification status of a signed email.
Details can be found in the upstream advisory at https://lists.gnupg.org/pipermail/gnupg-announce/2018q2/000425.html
For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 1.4.21-4+deb9u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your gnupg1 packages.
For the detailed security status of gnupg1 please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/gnupg1