DescriptionA "stack overwrite" vulnerability in GnuPG (gpg) 1.x before 1.4.6, 2.x before 2.0.2, and 1.9.0 through 1.9.95 allows attackers to execute arbitrary code via crafted OpenPGP packets that cause GnuPG to dereference a function pointer from deallocated stack memory.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs401894, 401895, 401898, 401913, 401914

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
gnupg (PTS)wheezy1.4.12-7+deb7u7fixed
wheezy (security)1.4.12-7+deb7u8fixed
jessie (security)1.4.18-7+deb8u2fixed
stretch, sid1.4.20-6fixed
gnupg2 (PTS)wheezy (security), wheezy2.0.19-2+deb7u2fixed
stretch, sid2.1.15-4fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
gnupgsource(unstable)1.4.6-1high401894, 401898, 401914
gnupg2source(unstable)2.0.0-5.2high401895, 401913

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