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Debian GNU/Linux Advisories: gnupg, trr19

Jan 28, 2004, 23:29 (0 Talkback[s])

Debian Security Advisory DSA 429-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Matt Zimmerman
January 26th, 2004 http://www.debian.org/security/faq

Package : gnupg
Vulnerability : cryptographic weakness
Problem-Type : local
Debian-specific : no
CVE Ids : CAN-2003-0971

Phong Nguyen identified a severe bug in the way GnuPG creates and uses ElGamal keys for signing. This is a significant security failure which can lead to a compromise of almost all ElGamal keys used for signing.

This update disables the use of this type of key.

For the current stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in version 1.0.6-4woody1.

For the unstable distribution, this problem has been fixed in version 1.2.4-1.

We recommend that you update your gnupg package.

Upgrade Instructions


wget url

will fetch the file for you
dpkg -i file.deb

will install the referenced file.

If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for sources.list as given below:

apt-get update

will update the internal database apt-get upgrade

will install corrected packages

You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the footer to the proper configuration.

Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 alias woody


Source archives:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gnupg/gnupg_1.0.6-4woody1.dsc
Size/MD5 checksum: 577 ba605a24ce1f05d0b56a8365afcfbab7
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gnupg/gnupg_1.0.6-4woody1.diff.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 2651 547a67db2c9b39e9ca372bf163bc8883
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gnupg/gnupg_1.0.6.orig.tar.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 1941676 7c319a9e5e70ad9bc3bf0d7b5008a508

Alpha architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gnupg/gnupg_1.0.6-4woody1_alpha.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 1149782 35d9420faf6571b22109453fa0e707b7

ARM architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gnupg/gnupg_1.0.6-4woody1_arm.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 986726 6d5a35f97bfc037667c787eeef818027

Intel IA-32 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gnupg/gnupg_1.0.6-4woody1_i386.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 966382 e4a2e973cbbde196e1cbddaecfcc1ef8

Intel IA-64 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gnupg/gnupg_1.0.6-4woody1_ia64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 1271170 c449638391c6ce357508c12256170282

HP Precision architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gnupg/gnupg_1.0.6-4woody1_hppa.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 1058492 a4db862a5e2e6dceada146bddc1fc913

Motorola 680x0 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gnupg/gnupg_1.0.6-4woody1_m68k.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 941836 bbbd0cf2a910ab981e8ea31f4bf1efcf

Big endian MIPS architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gnupg/gnupg_1.0.6-4woody1_mips.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 1035512 7a16602af5c5f59e2147753864f6dd83

PowerPC architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gnupg/gnupg_1.0.6-4woody1_powerpc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 1009118 c9fd5e6b0cc08b410214a1172f1434e6

IBM S/390 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gnupg/gnupg_1.0.6-4woody1_s390.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 1001546 ce633e93e4d2dbe7a279f60dbf9cd132

Sun Sparc architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gnupg/gnupg_1.0.6-4woody1_sparc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 1003476 4ed36f1131cc8b3b472ffc72efd6f3df

These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on its next revision.


Debian Security Advisory DSA 430-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Martin Schulze
January 28th, 2004 http://www.debian.org/security/faq

Package : trr19
Vulnerability : missing privilege release
Problem-Type : local
Debian-specific : no
CVE ID : CAN-2004-0047

Steve Kemp discovered a problem in trr19, a type trainer application for GNU Emacs, which is written as a pair of setgid() binaries and wrapper programs which execute commands for GNU Emacs. However, the binaries don't drop privileges before executing a command, allowing an attacker to gain access to the local group games.

For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in version 1.0beta5-15woody1. The mipsel binary will be added later.

For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem will fixed soon.

We recommend that you upgrade your trr19 package.

Upgrade Instructions


wget url

will fetch the file for you
dpkg -i file.deb

will install the referenced file.

If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for sources.list as given below:

apt-get update

will update the internal database apt-get upgrade

will install corrected packages

You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the footer to the proper configuration.

Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 alias woody


Source archives:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/trr19/trr19_1.0beta5-15woody1.dsc
Size/MD5 checksum: 579 ef536f27bf538edc75bcc4a815f90cef
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/trr19/trr19_1.0beta5-15woody1.diff.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 6042 4715d96b763e25a08a9884108e5d5199
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/trr19/trr19_1.0beta5.orig.tar.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 73636 72716b40338afe9e375c78738bb8a299

Alpha architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/trr19/trr19_1.0beta5-15woody1_alpha.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 75648 857fdaaaed024174255c3feb7e917fc6

ARM architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/trr19/trr19_1.0beta5-15woody1_arm.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 74618 bd883afc8db992aa1cb1308c832d58e8

Intel IA-32 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/trr19/trr19_1.0beta5-15woody1_i386.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 75032 daa5213df6e8ed2b0eddb865b5b3aed4

Intel IA-64 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/trr19/trr19_1.0beta5-15woody1_ia64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 76514 3f77d3971bade37e405c0179743f6475

HP Precision architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/trr19/trr19_1.0beta5-15woody1_hppa.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 75304 f76e14612d1d899ffee59b4620e032f2

Motorola 680x0 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/trr19/trr19_1.0beta5-15woody1_m68k.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 74984 5147a5fa1557f0f87b839c197f79cb1d

Big endian MIPS architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/trr19/trr19_1.0beta5-15woody1_mips.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 74790 413cc56a3563299eae4cb05f3314d981

PowerPC architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/trr19/trr19_1.0beta5-15woody1_powerpc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 74746 745ef750e98a4746e928833d724e005e

IBM S/390 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/trr19/trr19_1.0beta5-15woody1_s390.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 75434 da8efd5d8c74b16f1d0873219ec4d193

Sun Sparc architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/trr19/trr19_1.0beta5-15woody1_sparc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 78932 02ee65da931254b1bd10b6358013b222

These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on its next revision.


For apt-get: deb http://security.debian.org/ stable/updates main
For dpkg-ftp: ftp://security.debian.org/debian-security dists/stable/updates/main
Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org
Package info: `apt-cache show <pkg>' and http://packages.debian.org/<pkg>