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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-0455

Original release date: 02/15/2006
Last revised: 10/18/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

gpgv in GnuPG before 1.4.2.1, when using unattended signature verification, returns a 0 exit code in certain cases even when the detached signature file does not carry a signature, which could cause programs that use gpgv to assume that the signature verification has succeeded. Note: this also occurs when running the equivalent command "gpg --verify".

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.6 (MEDIUM) (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20060215 False positive signature verification in GnuPG
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 18933
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2006-116
External Source: MLIST
Name: [gnupg-devel] 20060215 [Announce] False positive signature verification in GnuPG
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2006:005
External Source: OPENPKG
Name: OpenPKG-SA-2006.001
Type: Advisory
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 23221
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-978
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200602-10
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 19532
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 18955
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 18956
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: SGI
Name: 20060401-01-U
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 18942
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2006:043
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 18934
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 18968
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: BID
Name: 16663
Type: Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2006:009
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-252-1
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 19249
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 18845
Type: Advisory
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FLSA-2006:185355
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0266
External Source: SLACKWARE
Name: SSA:2006-072-02
Type: Patch Information
External Source: TRUSTIX
Name: 2006-0008
External Source: MLIST
Name: [gnupg-announce] 20060215 False positive signature verification in GnuPG
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-0610
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 19130
Type: Advisory
External Source: XF
Name: gnupg-gpgv-improper-verification(24744)
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2006:013
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10084

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10084
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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