Ubuntu 12.10 : rpm vulnerability (USN-1694-1)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 63611
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
DescriptionIt 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.
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SolutionUpdate the affected rpm package.