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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for rpm (ALAS-2012-61) (CVE-2012-0060)

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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for rpm (ALAS-2012-61) (CVE-2012-0060)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
06/04/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/28/2014
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

RPM before 4.9.1.3 does not properly validate region tags, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via an invalid region tag in a package header to the (1) headerLoad, (2) rpmReadSignature, or (3) headerVerify function.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-rpm
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-rpm-apidocs
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-rpm-build
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-rpm-cron
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-rpm-debuginfo
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-rpm-devel
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-rpm-libs
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-rpm-python

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-rpm
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-rpm-apidocs
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-rpm-build
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-rpm-cron
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-rpm-debuginfo
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-rpm-devel
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-rpm-libs
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-rpm-python

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