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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-3082

Original release date: 06/19/2006
Last revised: 03/07/2011


parse-packet.c in GnuPG (gpg) 1.4.3 and 1.9.20, and earlier versions, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (gpg crash) and possibly overwrite memory via a message packet with a large length (long user ID string), which could lead to an integer overflow, as demonstrated using the --no-armor option.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: SLACKWARE
Name: SSA:2006-178-02
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0571
External Source: FULLDISC
Name: 20060531 RE: GnuPG fun
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-304-1
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1115
External Source: XF
Name: gnupg-parsepacket-bo(27245)
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1107
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2006:015
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-167.htm
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1016519
External Source: OPENPKG
Name: OpenPKG-SA-2006.010
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20060629 rPSA-2006-0120-1 gnupg
External Source: FULLDISC
Name: 20060531 GnuPG fun
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2006:110
External Source: SGI
Name: 20060701-01-U
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2006:018
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://cvs.gnupg.org/cgi-bin/viewcvs.cgi/trunk/g10/parse-packet.c?rev=4157&r1=4141&r2=4157
External Source: BID
Name: 18554
Type: Advisory
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-2450
Type: Advisory
External Source: FULLDISC
Name: 20060601 Re: GnuPG fun
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10089

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10089
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

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cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:1.9.20 and previous versions

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