CVE-2006-5466

NameCVE-2006-5466
DescriptionHeap-based buffer overflow in the showQueryPackage function in librpm in RPM Package Manager 4.4.8, when the LANG environment variable is set to ru_RU.UTF-8, might allow user-assisted attackers to execute arbitrary code via crafted RPM packages.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
Debian Bugs397076

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
rpm (PTS)stretch4.12.0.2+dfsg1-2fixed
buster4.14.2.1+dfsg1-1fixed
bullseye4.16.1.2+dfsg1-3fixed
bookworm, sid4.17.0+dfsg1-4fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
rpmsource(unstable)4.4.1-11low397076

Notes

[sarge] - rpm <no-dsa> (You need to trust the RPMs you're installing)
Only hypothetical, far-fetched attacks feasible

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