ALAS-2018-1045


Amazon Linux AMI Security Advisory: ALAS-2018-1045
Advisory Release Date: 2018-06-27 21:57 Pacific
Severity: Important
References: CVE-2018-12020 

Issue Overview:

A data validation flaw was found in the way gnupg processes file names during decryption and signature validation. An attacker may be able to inject messages into gnupg verbose message logging which may have the potential to bypass the integrity of signature authentication mechanisms and could have other unintended consequences if applications take action(s) based on parsed verbose gnupg output. (CVE-2018-12020 )


Affected Packages:

gnupg


Issue Correction:
Run yum update gnupg to update your system.

New Packages:
i686:
    gnupg-1.4.19-1.29.amzn1.i686
    gnupg-debuginfo-1.4.19-1.29.amzn1.i686

src:
    gnupg-1.4.19-1.29.amzn1.src

x86_64:
    gnupg-1.4.19-1.29.amzn1.x86_64
    gnupg-debuginfo-1.4.19-1.29.amzn1.x86_64