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CVE-2002-2204 Detail

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.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: N/A
NVD score not yet provided.

Evaluator Solution

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

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (08/30/2006)

We do not believe this is a security vulnerability. This is the documented and expected behaviour of rpm.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.iss.net/security_center/static/10011.php
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/5594 Patch

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
NVD-CWE-Other Other NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:redhat:redhat_package_manager:4.0.2-71
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 cpe:/a:redhat:redhat_package_manager:4.0.2-72
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 cpe:/a:redhat:redhat_package_manager:4.0.3
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 cpe:/a:redhat:redhat_package_manager:4.0.4
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2002-2204
NVD Published Date:
12/31/2002
NVD Last Modified:
09/05/2008