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The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

gpgv in GnuPG before, when using unattended signature verification, returns a 0 exit code in certain cases even when the detached signature file does not carry a signature, which could cause programs that use gpgv to assume that the signature verification has succeeded. Note: this also occurs when running the equivalent command "gpg --verify".

Find out more about CVE-2006-0455 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 (gnupg) RHSA-2006:0266 2006-03-15
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (gnupg) RHSA-2006:0266 2006-03-15
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 (gnupg) RHSA-2006:0266 2006-03-15

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