[ALSA-2020:4490] Moderate: gnupg2 security, bug fix, and enhancement update
Type:
security
Severity:
moderate
Release date:
2020-11-03
Description:
The GNU Privacy Guard (GnuPG or GPG) is a tool for encrypting data and creating digital signatures, compliant with OpenPGP and S/MIME standards. The following packages have been upgraded to a later upstream version: gnupg2 (2.2.20). (BZ#1663944) Security Fix(es): * GnuPG: interaction between the sks-keyserver code and GnuPG allows for a Certificate Spamming Attack which leads to persistent DoS (CVE-2019-13050) For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section. Additional Changes: For detailed information on changes in this release, see the AlmaLinux Release Notes linked from the References section.
Updated packages:
  • gnupg2-2.2.20-2.el8.x86_64.rpm
  • gnupg2-smime-2.2.20-2.el8.x86_64.rpm
Notes:
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