RHEL 7 : procps-ng (RHSA-2018:1700)

High Nessus Plugin ID 110082

Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

An update for procps-ng is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Important. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.

The procps-ng packages contain a set of system utilities that provide system information, including ps, free, skill, pkill, pgrep, snice, tload, top, uptime, vmstat, w, watch, and pwdx.

Security Fix(es) :

* procps-ng, procps: Integer overflows leading to heap overflow in file2strvec (CVE-2018-1124)

* procps-ng, procps: incorrect integer size in proc/alloc.* leading to truncation / integer overflow issues (CVE-2018-1126)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.

Red Hat would like to thank Qualys Research Labs for reporting these issues.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:1700

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-1124

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-1126

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 110082

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2018-1700.nasl

Version: 1.10

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/05/24

Updated: 2019/07/03

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.9

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:procps-ng, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:procps-ng-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:procps-ng-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:procps-ng-i18n, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7.5, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7.6, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7.7

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2018/05/23

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/05/23

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-1124, CVE-2018-1126

RHSA: 2018:1700

IAVA: 2018-A-0174