GLSA-201811-22 : RPM: Multiple vulnerabilities

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 119276


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201811-22 (RPM: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in RPM. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

A remote attacker, by enticing the user to process a specially crafted RPM file, could escalate privileges, execute arbitrary code, or cause a Denial of Service condition.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All RPM users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-arch/rpm-4.14.1'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 119276

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201811-22.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Published: 2018/11/29

Updated: 2018/11/29

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:rpm, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 2018/11/28

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-6435, CVE-2014-8118, CVE-2017-7501

GLSA: 201811-22