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

Published: 2015-01-14 23:00:00
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Affected Versions:
rpm on Debian Linux

Recommendations:
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 Linux Distribution Packages.

Summary:
Two vulnerabilities have been discovered in the RPM Linux Distribution Package manager. CVE-2013-6435 Florian Weimer discovered a race condition in Linux Distribution 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.

Detection Method:
This check tests the installed software version using the apt Linux Distribution Package manager.

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2013-6435
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2014-8118

References:

http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3129.html

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Severity
High
CVSS Score
10.0

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