CVE-2002-2204

Current Description

The default --checksig setting in RPM Package Manager 4.0.4 checks that a package's signature is valid without listing who signed it, which can allow remote attackers to make it appear that a malicious package comes from a trusted source.

Evaluator Description

A large degree of social engineering and user interaction is neccessary to exploit this vulnerbility.

Basic Data

PublishedDecember 31, 2002
Last ModifiedSeptember 05, 2008
Assignercve@mitre.org
Data TypeCVE
Data FormatMITRE
Data Version4.0
Problem TypeNVD-CWE-Other
CVE Data Version4.0

Base Metric V2

CVSS 2 - Version2.0
CVSS 2 - Vector StringAV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
CVSS 2 - Access VectorNETWORK
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityLOW
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Base Score7.5
SeverityHIGH
Exploitability Score10.0
Impact Score6.4
Obtain All Privilegefalse
Obtain User Privilegefalse
Obtain Other Privilegetrue

Base Metric V3

No data provided.

Configurations

  • OR - Configuration 1
    Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
    2.3ApplicationRedhatRedhat Package Manager4.0.2-71*******
    2.3ApplicationRedhatRedhat Package Manager4.0.2-72*******
    2.3ApplicationRedhatRedhat Package Manager4.0.3*******
    2.3ApplicationRedhatRedhat Package Manager4.0.4*******

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Redhat Redhat Package Manager 4.0.2-71, 4.0.2-72, 4.0.3, 4.0.4

References

NameSourceURLTags
20020829 RPM verificationhttp://lists.netsys.com/pipermail/full-disclosure/2002-August/001167.htmlFULLDISC
rpm-improper-sig-verification(10011)http://www.iss.net/security_center/static/10011.phpXF
5594http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/5594BIDPatch