Upstream information

CVE-2018-9234 at MITRE

Description

GnuPG 2.2.4 and 2.2.5 does not enforce a configuration in which key certification requires an offline master Certify key, which results in apparently valid certifications that occurred only with access to a signing subkey.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products

This issue is currently rated as having low severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 1088255 [IN_PROGRESS], 1090647 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15
  • gpg2 >= 2.2.5-2.9
  • gpg2-lang >= 2.2.5-2.9
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 GA gpg2
openSUSE Leap 15.0
  • gpg2 >= 2.2.5-lp150.2.1
  • gpg2-lang >= 2.2.5-lp150.2.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE Leap 15.0 GA gpg2


Status of this issue by product and package

Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated. Also information for service packs in the LTSS phase is only included for issues meeting the LTSS criteria. If in doubt, feel free to contact us for clarification.

Product(s) Source package State
CaaS Platform 1.0 gpg2 Not affected
CaaS Platform 2.0 gpg2 Not affected
OpenStack Cloud Magnum Orchestration 7.0 gpg2 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2 gpg2 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 gpg2 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 GA gpg2 Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS gpg2 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 gpg2 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA LTSS gpg2 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 LTSS gpg2 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 gpg2 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 gpg2 Not affected