GNU Privacy Guard 1.0.x - Format String Vulnerability

ID EDB-ID:20889
Type exploitdb
Reporter fish stiqz
Modified 2001-05-29T00:00:00


GNU Privacy Guard 1.0.x Format String Vulnerability. CVE-2001-0522. Remote exploits for multiple platform


GnuPG is a popular open source public/private key encryption system.

It is possible for attackers to create an encrypted document that will exploit a format string vulnerability in the GnuPG client when the document is decrypted.

This vulnerability may lead to remote attackers gaining access to client hosts.