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Vulnerability Score 7.5 7.5
CVE Id CVE-2002-2204
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:32:36
Published 31 Dec 2002 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Integrity Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE



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.

Vulnerable Systems


  • Redhat Package Manager 4.0.2-71

  • Redhat Package Manager 4.0.2-72

  • Redhat Package Manager 4.0.3

  • Redhat Package Manager 4.0.4


BID - 5594

XF - rpm-improper-sig-verification(10011)

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:37:39