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Category:   Application (Security)  >   GnuPG (Gnu Privacy Guard) Vendors:   Gnupg.org
GnuPG Integer Overflow Lets Local Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1016622
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1016622
CVE Reference:   CVE-2006-3746   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Aug 2 2006
Original Entry Date:  Aug 2 2006
Impact:   Denial of service via local system, Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 1.4.5
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in GnuPG. A local user can cause denial of service conditions.

A local user can exploit an integer overflow to cause denial of service conditions on the target system. It may also be possible for a remote user to execute arbitrary code [however, the vendor did not confirm remote code execution].

Impact:   A local user can cause denial of service conditions on the target system.

A remote user may be able to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Solution:   The vendor has issued a fixed version (1.4.5), available at:

http://www.gnupg.org/download/

Vendor URL:  www.gnupg.org/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Aug 2 2006 (Red Hat Issues Fix) GnuPG Integer Overflow Lets Local Users Deny Service
Red Hat has released a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, and 4.



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