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A vulnerability was found in RPM (unknown version) and classified as critical. This issue affects an unknown functionality. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a link following vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-59. The software attempts to access a file based on the filename, but it does not properly prevent that filename from identifying a link or shortcut that resolves to an unintended resource. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

It was found that the fix for CVE-2017-7500 and CVE-2017-7501 was incomplete: the check was only implemented for the parent directory of the file to be created. A local unprivileged user who owns another ancestor directory could potentially use this flaw to gain root privileges. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to data confidentiality and integrity as well as system availability.

The weakness was presented 08/26/2022. It is possible to read the advisory at The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2021-35939 since 06/29/2021. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available.

Applying the patch 96ec957e281220f8e137a2d5eb23b83a6377d556 is able to eliminate this problem. The bugfix is ready for download at



CPE 2.3info

CPE 2.2info


VulDB Meta Base Score: 8.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 8.1

VulDB Base Score: 8.8
VulDB Temp Score: 8.4
VulDB Vector: 🔒
VulDB Reliability: 🔍

NVD Base Score: 7.8
NVD Vector: 🔒



VulDB Base Score: 🔒
VulDB Temp Score: 🔒
VulDB Reliability: 🔍


Class: Link following
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

Availability: 🔒
Status: Not defined

EPSS Score: 🔒
EPSS Percentile: 🔒

Price Prediction: 🔍
Current Price Estimation: 🔒


Threat Intelligenceinfo

Interest: 🔍
Active Actors: 🔍
Active APT Groups: 🔍


Recommended: Patch
Status: 🔍

0-Day Time: 🔒

Patch: 96ec957e281220f8e137a2d5eb23b83a6377d556


06/29/2021 CVE reserved
08/26/2022 +423 days Advisory disclosed
08/26/2022 +0 days VulDB entry created
10/02/2022 +37 days VulDB last update


Advisory: 96ec957e281220f8e137a2d5eb23b83a6377d556
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2021-35939 (🔒)


Created: 08/26/2022 08:38 PM
Updated: 10/02/2022 12:09 PM
Changes: 08/26/2022 08:38 PM (38), 10/02/2022 12:02 PM (1), 10/02/2022 12:09 PM (11)
Complete: 🔍


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