Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in RPM, the worst of which could allow a remote attacker to escalate privileges.
|Package||app-arch/rpm on all architectures|
|Affected versions||< 4.14.1|
|Unaffected versions||>= 4.14.1|
The Red Hat Package Manager (RPM) is a command line driven package management system capable of installing, uninstalling, verifying, querying, and updating computer software packages.
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in RPM. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A remote attacker, by enticing the user to process a specially crafted RPM file, could escalate privileges, execute arbitrary code, or cause a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All RPM users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-arch/rpm-4.14.1"