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Package name gnupg
Date May 30th, 2001
Advisory ID MDKSA-2001:053
Affected versions 7.1, 7.2, 8.0, CS1.0
Synopsis Updated gnupg packages fix a format string vulnerability

Problem Description

A format string vulnerability exists in gnupg 1.0.5 and previous
versions which is fixed in 1.0.6. This vulnerability can be used to
invoke shell commands with privileges of the currently logged-in user.

Updated Packages

Mandrakelinux 7.1

 6bce2d70a906e30605fa021e6d987f61  7.1/RPMS/gnupg-1.0.6-1.2mdk.i586.rpm
25735e364ecdff216d7b2bbfa1ef17fd  7.1/SRPMS/gnupg-1.0.6-1.2mdk.src.rpm

Mandrakelinux 7.2

 cab7e68386a371f4f0ae8734f5601900  7.2/RPMS/gnupg-1.0.6-1.1mdk.i586.rpm
fe11e9355dd81b4840bc495c640984a6  7.2/SRPMS/gnupg-1.0.6-1.1mdk.src.rpm

Mandrakelinux 8.0

 6a7527d8f95f6d45a0f6af6aa42f3661  8.0/RPMS/gnupg-1.0.6-1.1mdk.i586.rpm
fe11e9355dd81b4840bc495c640984a6  8.0/SRPMS/gnupg-1.0.6-1.1mdk.src.rpm

Corporate Server 1.0.1

 6bce2d70a906e30605fa021e6d987f61  1.0.1/RPMS/gnupg-1.0.6-1.2mdk.i586.rpm
25735e364ecdff216d7b2bbfa1ef17fd  1.0.1/SRPMS/gnupg-1.0.6-1.2mdk.src.rpm




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