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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2014-4617

Original release date: 06/25/2014
Last revised: 08/01/2014


The do_uncompress function in g10/compress.c in GnuPG 1.x before 1.4.17 and 2.x before 2.0.24 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via malformed compressed packets, as demonstrated by an a3 01 5b ff byte sequence.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
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: MLIST
Name: [gnupg-announce] 20140623 [security fix] GnuPG 1.4.17 released
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://git.gnupg.org/cgi-bin/gitweb.cgi?p=gnupg.git;a=commit;h=014b2103fcb12f261135e3954f26e9e07b39e342
Type: Patch Information
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://git.gnupg.org/cgi-bin/gitweb.cgi?p=gnupg.git;a=commit;h=11fdfcf82bd8d2b5bc38292a29876e10770f4b0a
Type: Patch Information
External Source: MLIST
Name: [gnupg-announce] 20140624 [security fix] GnuPG 2.0.24 released
Type: Advisory
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-2968
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2014:0866

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:1.0.0
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:1.0.1
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:1.0.2
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:1.0.3
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:1.0.4
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:1.0.5
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:1.0.6
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:1.0.7
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:1.2.0
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:1.2.1
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:1.2.2
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:1.2.3
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:1.2.4
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:1.2.5
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:1.2.6
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:1.2.7
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:1.3.0
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:1.3.1
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:1.3.2
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:1.3.3
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:1.3.4
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:1.3.6
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:1.3.90
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:1.3.91
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:1.3.92
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:1.3.93
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:1.4.0
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:1.4.10
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:1.4.11
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:1.4.12
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:1.4.13
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:1.4.14
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:1.4.15
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:1.4.16 and previous versions
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:1.4.2
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:1.4.3
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:1.4.4
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:1.4.5
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:1.4.8
+ Configuration 2
+ OR
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:2.0.23
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:2.0.22
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:2.0
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:2.0.1
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:2.0.10
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:2.0.11
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:2.0.12
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:2.0.13
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:2.0.14
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:2.0.15
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:2.0.16
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:2.0.17
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:2.0.18
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:2.0.19
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:2.0.20
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:2.0.21
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:2.0.3
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:2.0.4
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:2.0.5
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:2.0.6
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:2.0.7
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:2.0.8

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