Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 update for rpm



Published: 2022-01-25 | Updated: 2022-02-22
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2021-3521
CWE-ID CWE-347
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server - Update Services for SAP Solutions
Operating systems & Components / Operating system package or component

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (for IBM Power LE) - Update Services for SAP Solutions
Operating systems & Components / Operating system package or component

rpm (Red Hat package)
Operating systems & Components / Operating system package or component

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server - TUS
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Power, little endian - Extended Update Support
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for IBM z Systems - Extended Update Support
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server - AUS
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for x86_64 - Extended Update Support
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for ARM 64 - Extended Update Support
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Vendor Red Hat Inc.

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.

1) Improper Verification of Cryptographic Signature

EUVDB-ID: #VU59993

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 6.4 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-3521

CWE-ID: CWE-347 - Improper Verification of Cryptographic Signature

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise the affected system.

The vulnerability exists due to an error in RPM's signature functionality, as RPM does not check the binding signature of subkeys before importing them. A remote attacker with ability to add malicious subkey to a legitimate public key can run malicious code on the system.


Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server - Update Services for SAP Solutions: 8.4

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (for IBM Power LE) - Update Services for SAP Solutions: 8.4

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server - TUS: 8.4

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Power, little endian - Extended Update Support: 8.4

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for IBM z Systems - Extended Update Support: 8.4

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server - AUS: 8.4

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for x86_64 - Extended Update Support: 8.4

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for ARM 64 - Extended Update Support: 8.4

rpm (Red Hat package): before 4.14.3-14.el8_4.2


CPE2.3 External links

http://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2022:0254

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.



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