CVE-2011-3378

Impact:
Important
Public Date:
2011-09-27
IAVA:
2012-A-0020
CWE:
CWE-228->CWE-119
Bugzilla:
741606: CVE-2011-3378 rpm: crashes and overflows on malformed header

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

RPM 4.4.x through 4.9.x, probably before 4.9.1.2, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) and possibly execute arbitrary code via an rpm package with crafted headers and offsets that are not properly handled when a package is queried or installed, related to (1) the regionSwab function, (2) the headerLoad function, and (3) multiple functions in rpmio/rpmpgp.c.

Find out more about CVE-2011-3378 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

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 Long Life (v. 5.3 server) (rpm) RHSA-2011:1349 2011-10-03
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server EUS (v. 6.0) (rpm) RHSA-2011:1349 2011-10-03
Red Hat Enterprise Linux EUS (v. 5.6 server) RHSA-2011:1349 2011-10-03
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Extended Lifecycle Support 3 (rpm) RHSA-2011:1349 2011-10-03
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (rpm) RHSA-2011:1349 2011-10-03
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (rpm) RHSA-2011:1349 2011-10-03
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (rpm) RHSA-2011:1349 2011-10-03

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