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CVE-2008-1530 Detail

Description

GnuPG (gpg) 1.4.8 and 2.0.8 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via crafted duplicate keys that are imported from key servers, which triggers "memory corruption around deduplication of user IDs."

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  03/27/2008

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 9.3 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (03/28/2008)

Not vulnerable. This issue does not affect the versions of gnupg packages as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux versions 2.1, 3, 4 or 5.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.gnupg.org/pipermail/gnupg-announce/2008q1/000272.html
http://www.ocert.org/advisories/ocert-2008-1.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/28487
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1056/references
https://bugs.g10code.com/gnupg/issue894
https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=214990
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/41547

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-1530
NVD Published Date:
03/27/2008
NVD Last Modified:
08/07/2017