CVE-2012-6085

NameCVE-2012-6085
DescriptionThe read_block function in g10/import.c in GnuPG 1.4.x before 1.4.13 and 2.0.x through 2.0.19, when importing a key, allows remote attackers to corrupt the public keyring database or cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted length field of an OpenPGP packet.
SourceCVE (at NVD; LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-2601-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs697108, 697251

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
gnupg (PTS)wheezy (security), wheezy1.4.12-7+deb7u7fixed
jessie1.4.18-7+deb8u1fixed
stretch, sid1.4.20-6fixed
gnupg2 (PTS)wheezy (security), wheezy2.0.19-2+deb7u2fixed
jessie2.0.26-6fixed
stretch, sid2.1.11-7fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
gnupgsource(unstable)1.4.12-7medium697108
gnupgsourcesqueeze1.4.10-4+squeeze1mediumDSA-2601-1
gnupg2source(unstable)2.0.19-2medium697251
gnupg2sourcesqueeze2.0.14-2+squeeze1mediumDSA-2601-1

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