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IBM AIX: rpm_advisory (CVE-2021-20271): Vulnerability in rpm affects AIX

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IBM AIX: rpm_advisory (CVE-2021-20271): Vulnerability in rpm affects AIX

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
03/26/2021
Created
10/12/2022
Added
10/12/2022
Modified
10/12/2022

Description

A flaw was found in RPM's signature check functionality when reading a package file. This flaw allows an attacker who can convince a victim to install a seemingly verifiable package, whose signature header was modified, to cause RPM database corruption and execute code. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to data integrity, confidentiality, and system availability.

Solution(s)

  • ibm-aix-rpm_advisory

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