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Debian Security Advisory DSA 3129-1 (rpm - security update)

Information

Severity

Severity

Critical

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

10.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

7 years ago

Modified

Modified

10 months ago

Summary

Two vulnerabilities have been discovered in the RPM package manager. CVE-2013-6435 Florian Weimer discovered a race condition in package signature validation. CVE-2014-8118 Florian Weimer discovered an integer overflow in parsing CPIO headers which might result in the execution of arbitrary code.

Affected Software

Affected Software

rpm on Debian Linux

Detection Method

Detection Method

This check tests the installed software version using the apt package manager.

Solution

Solution

For the stable distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed in version 4.10.0-5+deb7u2. For the upcoming stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version 4.11.3-1.1. For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in version 4.11.3-1.1. We recommend that you upgrade your rpm packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)