Ubuntu 12.10 : rpm vulnerability (USN-1694-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2013-2014 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2013-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

It was discovered that RPM incorrectly handled signature checking. An
attacker could create a specially crafted rpm with an invalid
signature which could pass the signature validation check.

Solution :

Update the affected rpm package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.6
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 63611 ()

Bugtraq ID: 57138

CVE ID: CVE-2012-6088