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- Snyk ID SNYK-ALPINE317-RPM-3144010
- published 23 Nov 2022
- disclosed 25 Aug 2022
How to fix?
rpm to version 4.18.0-r0 or higher.
Note: Versions mentioned in the description apply only to the upstream
rpm package and not the
rpm package as distributed by
How to fix? for
Alpine:3.17 relevant fixed versions and status.
A symbolic link issue was found in rpm. It occurs when rpm sets the desired permissions and credentials after installing a file. A local unprivileged user could use this flaw to exchange the original file with a symbolic link to a security-critical file and escalate their privileges on the system. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to data confidentiality and integrity as well as system availability.