Arbitrary Code Injection Affecting gnupg2 package, versions <0:2.2.20-3.el8_6



    Attack Complexity High
    Confidentiality High

    Threat Intelligence

    EPSS 0.42% (75th percentile)
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6.5 medium
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6.8 medium
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Red Hat
5.9 medium

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  • Snyk ID SNYK-ORACLE8-GNUPG2-3023594
  • published 15 Sep 2022
  • disclosed 1 Jul 2022

How to fix?

Upgrade Oracle:8 gnupg2 to version 0:2.2.20-3.el8_6 or higher.
This issue was patched in ELSA-2022-6463.

NVD Description

Note: Versions mentioned in the description apply only to the upstream gnupg2 package and not the gnupg2 package as distributed by Oracle. See How to fix? for Oracle:8 relevant fixed versions and status.

GnuPG through 2.3.6, in unusual situations where an attacker possesses any secret-key information from a victim's keyring and other constraints (e.g., use of GPGME) are met, allows signature forgery via injection into the status line.