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    Debian: DSA-3129-1: rpm security update

    Date 15 Jan 2015
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    Two vulnerabilities have been discovered in the RPM package manager. CVE-2013-6435
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3129-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                        Moritz Muehlenhoff
    January 15, 2015                       https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : rpm
    CVE ID         : CVE-2013-6435 CVE-2014-8118
    
    Two vulnerabilities have been discovered in the RPM package manager.
    
    CVE-2013-6435
    
        Florian Weimer discovered a race condition in package signature
        validation.
    
    CVE-2014-8118
    
        Florian Weimer discovered an integer overflow in parsing CPIO headers
        which might result in the execution of arbitrary code.
    
    For the stable distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed in
    version 4.10.0-5+deb7u2.
    
    For the upcoming stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been
    fixed in version 4.11.3-1.1.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in
    version 4.11.3-1.1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your rpm packages.
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: https://www.debian.org/security/
    
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