[gentoo-announce] [ GLSA 202107-43 ] RPM: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Severity: Normal Title: RPM: Multiple vulnerabilities Date: July 20, 2021 Bugs: #778533, #787944 ID: 202107-43
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Synopsis ========
Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in RPM, the worst of which could result in remote code execution.
Background ==========
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.
Affected packages =================
——————————————————————- Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected ——————————————————————- 1 app-arch/rpm < 4.16.1.3 >= 4.16.1.3
Description ===========
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in RPM. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact ======
Please review the referenced CVE identifiers for details.
Workaround ==========
There is no known workaround at this time.
Resolution ==========
All RPM users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge –sync # emerge –ask –oneshot –verbose “>=app-arch/rpm-4.16.1.3”
References ==========
[ 1 ] CVE-2021-20266 nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2021-20266 [ 2 ] CVE-2021-20271 nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2021-20271 [ 3 ] CVE-2021-3421 nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2021-3421
Availability ============
This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at the Gentoo Security Website:
security.gentoo.org/glsa/202107-43
Concerns? =========
Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the confidentiality and security of our users’ machines is of utmost importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at bugs.gentoo.org.
License =======
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