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Date: Tue, 09 Dec 2014 15:04:12 +0100
From: Yves-Alexis Perez <>
Subject: Re: Two rpm flaws

On mar., 2014-12-09 at 18:32 +0530, Huzaifa Sidhpurwala wrote:
> CVE-2014-8118:
> It was found that RPM could encounter an integer overflow, leading to a 
> stack-based overflow, while parsing a crafted CPIO header in the payload 
> section of an RPM file.  This could allow an attacker to modify signed 
> RPM files in such a way that they would execute code chosen by the 
> attacker during package installation.
> Reference:

Do you know if the other CPIO implementations/parsers are affected by this?


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