RPM 4.4.x through 4.9.x, probably before 4.9.1.2, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) and possibly execute arbitrary code via an rpm package with crafted headers and offsets that are not properly handled when a package is queried or installed, related to (1) the regionSwab function, (2) the headerLoad function, and (3) multiple functions in rpmio/rpmpgp.c.
Published 2011-12-24 19:55:02
Updated 2023-02-13 04:32:39
Source Red Hat, Inc.
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Memory CorruptionExecute codeDenial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2011-3378

6.06%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 94 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2011-3378

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
9.3
HIGH AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
8.6
10.0
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2011-3378

  • The product constructs all or part of a code segment using externally-influenced input from an upstream component, but it does not neutralize or incorrectly neutralizes special elements that could modify the syntax or behavior of the intended code segment.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2011-3378

Products affected by CVE-2011-3378

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