Advisories ยป MGASA-2019-0348

Updated gnupg2 packages fix security vulnerability

Publication date: 30 Nov 2019
Type: security
Affected Mageia releases : 7
CVE: CVE-2019-14855


gnupg2 is updated to 2.2.18 and fix security vulnerability:

Web of Trust forgeries using collisions in SHA-1 signatures (CVE-2019-14855)
* Note that this change removes all SHA-1 based key signature  newer than
  2019-01-19 from the web-of-trust. This includes all key signature created
  with dsa1024 keys. The new option --allow-weak-key-signatues can be used
  to override the new and safer behaviour.

For other fixes in this update, see the gnupg-announce reference.