USN-2479-1: RPM vulnerabilities
19 January 2015
Several security issues were fixed in RPM.
- rpm - package manager for RPM
Florian Weimer discovered that RPM incorrectly handled temporary files. A
local attacker could use this issue to execute arbitrary code.
Florian Weimer discovered that RPM incorrectly handled certain CPIO
headers. If a user or automated system were tricked into installing a
malicious package file, a remote attacker could use this issue to cause RPM
to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary