Vulnerability identifier: #VU59993
Vulnerability risk: Medium
Exploitation vector: Network
Exploit availability: No
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.
Cybersecurity Help is currently unaware of any official solution to address this vulnerability.
Vulnerable software versions
rpm: 4.0 - 4.17.0 rc1
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.