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ELSA-2014-1974 Important: Oracle Linux rpm security update

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ELSA-2014-1974 Important: Oracle Linux rpm security update

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
12/09/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/15/2014
Modified
04/11/2019

Description

Race condition in RPM 4.11.1 and earlier allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted RPM file whose installation extracts the contents to temporary files before validating the signature, as demonstrated by installing a file in the /etc/cron.d directory.

Solution(s)

  • oracle-linux-upgrade-popt
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-rpm
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-rpm-apidocs
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-rpm-build
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-rpm-cron
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-rpm-devel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-rpm-libs
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-rpm-python

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