========================================================================== Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1695-1 January 17, 2013 rpm vulnerabilities ========================================================================== A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: - Ubuntu 12.04 LTS - Ubuntu 11.10 - Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Summary: RPM could be made to crash or run programs if it opened a specially crafted package file. Software Description: - rpm: package manager for RPM Details: It was discovered that RPM incorrectly handled certain package headers. If a user or automated system were tricked into installing a specially crafted RPM package, an attacker could cause RPM to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. Update instructions: The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS: rpm 220.127.116.11-1ubuntu0.1 Ubuntu 11.10: rpm 4.9.0-7ubuntu0.1 Ubuntu 10.04 LTS: rpm 4.7.2-1lubuntu0.1 In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes. References: http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1695-1 CVE-2011-3378, CVE-2012-0060, CVE-2012-0061, CVE-2012-0815 Package Information: https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/rpm/18.104.22.168-1ubuntu0.1 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/rpm/4.9.0-7ubuntu0.1 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/rpm/4.7.2-1lubuntu0.1
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