Debian DLA-140-1 : rpm security update

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 82123


The remote Debian host is missing a security update.


Several vulnerabilities have been fixed in rpm :


Fix integer overflow which allowed remote attackers to execute arbitrary code.


Prevent remote attackers from executing arbitrary code via crafted RPM files.


Fix denial of service and possible code execution via negative value in region offset in crafted RPM files.

CVE-2012-0060 and CVE-2012-0061

Prevent denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code execution via an invalid region tag in RPM files.

We recommend that you upgrade your rpm packages.

NOTE: Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the DLA security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Upgrade the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 82123

File Name: debian_DLA-140.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/03/26

Updated: 2018/07/06

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:librpm-dbg, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:librpm-dev, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:librpm1, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:librpmbuild1, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:librpmio1, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:lsb-rpm, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:python-rpm, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:rpm, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:rpm-common, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:rpm-i18n, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:rpm2cpio, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:6.0

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: 2015/01/28

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-0060, CVE-2012-0061, CVE-2012-0815, CVE-2013-6435, CVE-2014-8118

BID: 52865, 71558, 71588