CVE-2021-35937

Name
CVE-2021-35937
Description
A race condition vulnerability was found in rpm. A local unprivileged user could use this flaw to bypass the checks that were introduced in response to CVE-2017-7500 and CVE-2017-7501, potentially gaining root privileges. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to data confidentiality and integrity as well as system availability.
NVD Severity
medium
Other trackers
Mailing lists
Exploits
Forges
GitHub (code, issues), Aports (code, issues)

References

Type URI
MISC https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1964125
MISC https://www.usenix.org/legacy/event/sec05/tech/full_papers/borisov/borisov.pdf
MISC https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2021-35937
MISC https://rpm.org/wiki/Releases/4.18.0

Match rules

CPE URI Source package Min version Max version
cpe:2.3:a:rpm:rpm:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:* rpm >= None < 4.18.0

Vulnerable and fixed packages

Source package Branch Version Maintainer Status
rpm 3.16-community 4.16.1.3-r3 None possibly vulnerable
rpm edge-community 4.18.0-r0 None fixed