Date: Tue, 09 Dec 2014 18:15:43 +0100 From: Florian Weimer <fweimer@...hat.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Two rpm flaws On 12/09/2014 03:04 PM, Yves-Alexis Perez wrote: > 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: >> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1168715 > > Do you know if the other CPIO implementations/parsers are affected by this? It's in the name length handling code. The bug is rather similar to CVE-2014-9112 in GNU cpio (which prompted me to look at RPM for a similar issue). -- Florian Weimer / Red Hat Product Security
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