CVE-2012-0061

NameCVE-2012-0061
DescriptionThe headerLoad function in lib/header.c in RPM before 4.9.1.3 does not properly validate region tags, which allows user-assisted remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a large region size in a package header.
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)
ReferencesDLA-140-1
NVD severitymedium
Debian Bugs667031

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
bullseye, sid4.14.2.1+dfsg1-1.1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
rpmsourcesqueeze4.8.1-6+squeeze2DLA-140-1
rpmsource(unstable)4.9.1.3-1667031

Notes

[squeeze] - rpm <no-dsa> (Minor issue)

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