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RPM Package Manager Signature Verification Bypass Security Issue

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Release Date:  2013-01-04    Views:  1,771

Secunia Advisory SA51706

Where:

From remote

Impact:

Security Bypass

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

Description


A security issue has been reported in RPM Package Manager, which can be exploited by malicious people to bypass certain security restrictions.

The security issue is caused due to the application not properly verifying RPM signatures, which can result in the signature check being bypassed. This can be exploited to e.g. trick a user into installing malicious packages.

The security issue is reported in versions 4.10 and 4.10.1.


Solution:
Update to version 4.10.2.

Provided and/or discovered by:
Reported by the vendor.

Original Advisory:
http://rpm.org/wiki/Releases/4.10.2

Deep Links:
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