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CVE-2010-2547

Impact: Moderate
Public: 2010-07-23
Bugzilla: 618156: CVE-2010-2547 GnuPG 2: use-after-free when importing certificate with many alternate names

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Use-after-free vulnerability in kbx/keybox-blob.c in GPGSM in GnuPG 2.x through 2.0.16 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a certificate with a large number of Subject Alternate Names, which is not properly handled in a realloc operation when importing the certificate or verifying its signature.

Find out more about CVE-2010-2547 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 5.1
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: Partial
Integrity Impact: Partial
Availability Impact: Partial

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (gnupg2) RHSA-2010:0603 August 04, 2010

External References

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