Debian DSA-3129-1 : rpm - security update

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 80573

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VPR Score: 5.9


The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.


Two vulnerabilities have been discovered in the RPM package manager.

- CVE-2013-6435 Florian Weimer discovered a race condition in package signature validation.

- CVE-2014-8118 Florian Weimer discovered an integer overflow in parsing CPIO headers which might result in the execution of arbitrary code.


Upgrade the rpm packages.

For the stable distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed in version 4.10.0-5+deb7u2.

For the upcoming stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version 4.11.3-1.1.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 80573

File Name: debian_DSA-3129.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/01/19

Updated: 2020/03/12

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:rpm, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:7.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2015/01/15

Reference Information

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

BID: 71558, 71588

DSA: 3129