CVE Database


Impact: Important
Public: 2014-01-13
CWE: CWE-252->CWE-347
Bugzilla: 1057377: CVE-2014-0022 yum: yum-cron installs unsigned packages


It was discovered that yum-updatesd did not properly perform RPM package signature checks. When yum-updatesd was configured to automatically install updates, a remote attacker could use this flaw to install a malicious update on the target system using an unsigned RPM or an RPM signed with an untrusted key.

Find out more about CVE-2014-0022 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.


This issue did not affect the versions of yum as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 and 7.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 7.6
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: Complete
Integrity Impact: Complete
Availability Impact: Complete

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (yum-updatesd) RHSA-2014:1004 August 05, 2014

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