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IBM AIX: rpm_advisory (CVE-2021-20266): Vulnerability in rpm affects AIX

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IBM AIX: rpm_advisory (CVE-2021-20266): Vulnerability in rpm affects AIX

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
04/30/2021
Created
10/12/2022
Added
10/12/2022
Modified
10/12/2022

Description

A flaw was found in RPM's hdrblobInit() in lib/header.c. This flaw allows an attacker who can modify the rpmdb to cause an out-of-bounds read. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to system availability.

Solution(s)

  • ibm-aix-rpm_advisory

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