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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2019-6690

python-gnupg 0.4.3 allows context-dependent attackers to trick gnupg to decrypt other ciphertext than intended. To perform the attack, the passphrase to gnupg must be controlled by the adversary and the ciphertext should be trusted. Related to a "CWE-20: Improper Input Validation" issue affecting the affect functionality component.
Publish Date : 2019-03-21 Last Update Date : 2019-06-18
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)

- Products Affected By CVE-2019-6690

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 18.04 ~~lts~~~ Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 18.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 19.04 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Debian Debian Linux 8.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Opensuse Leap 15.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Python Python-gnupg 0.4.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Suse Backports - Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Canonical Ubuntu Linux 3
Debian Debian Linux 1
Opensuse Leap 1
Python Python-gnupg 1
Suse Backports 1

- References For CVE-2019-6690
MLIST [SECURITY] [DLA 1675-1] 20190214 python-gnupg security update
BUGTRAQ 20190125 CVE-2019-6690: Improper Input Validation in python-gnupg[email protected]/message/W6KYZMN2PWXY4ENZVJUVTGFBVYEVY7II/
FEDORA FEDORA-2019-06f5bbdaf5
BID 106756 Python-gnupg CVE-2019-6690 Input Validation Vulnerability Release Date:2019-01-19
SUSE SU-2019:0143-1
SUSE SUSE-SU-2019:0239-1

- Vulnerability Conditions

Vulnerability is valid if product versions listed below are used TOGETHER WITH(AND)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2019-6690

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit for more information)

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