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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      Last Modified:  03/27/2008

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-1530
Original release date:
03/27/2008
Last revised:
08/07/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
9.3 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
10.0
Exploitability Subscore:
8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity:
Medium
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
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 Type Source Name
http://lists.gnupg.org/pipermail/gnupg-announce/2008q1/000272.html External Source MLIST [Announce] 20080326 GnuPG 1.4.9 released
http://www.ocert.org/advisories/ocert-2008-1.html External Source MISC http://www.ocert.org/advisories/ocert-2008-1.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/28487 External Source BID 28487
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1056/references External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-1056
https://bugs.g10code.com/gnupg/issue894 External Source CONFIRM https://bugs.g10code.com/gnupg/issue894
https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=214990 External Source CONFIRM https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=214990
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/41547 External Source XF gnupg-keys-code-execution(41547)

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

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