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USN-1694-1: RPM vulnerability

17 January 2013

RPM could incorrectly validate package signatures.



  • rpm - package manager for RPM


It 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.

Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 12.10

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.