Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 11.10 / 12.04 LTS : rpm vulnerabilities (USN-1695-1)

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


Synopsis :

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

Description :

It was discovered that RPM incorrectly handled certain package
headers. If a user or automated system were tricked into installing a
specially crafted RPM package, an attacker could cause RPM to crash,
resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.

Solution :

Update the affected rpm package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.9
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 63612 ()

Bugtraq ID: 49799
52865

CVE ID: CVE-2011-3378
CVE-2012-0060
CVE-2012-0061
CVE-2012-0815