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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2011-3378

Original release date: 12/24/2011
Last revised: 02/06/2013
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

RPM 4.4.x through 4.9.x, probably before 4.9.1.2, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) and possibly execute arbitrary code via an rpm package with crafted headers and offsets that are not properly handled when a package is queried or installed, related to (1) the regionSwab function, (2) the headerLoad function, and (3) multiple functions in rpmio/rpmpgp.c.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://rpm.org/gitweb?p=rpm.git;a=commitdiff;h=a48f0e20cbe2ababc88b2fc52fb7a281d6fc1656
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=741606
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20110927 rpm/librpm/rpm-python memory corruption pre-verification
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=741612
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2011:1349
Type: Advisory
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SU-2011:1140
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://rpm.org/gitweb?p=rpm.git;a=commitdiff;h=11a7e5d95a8ca8c7d4eaff179094afd8bb74fc3f
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2011:143
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-1695-1
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2011:1203
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://rpm.org/wiki/Releases/4.9.1.2#Security
Type: Advisory

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