Scientific Linux Security Update : procps-ng on SL7.x x86_64 (20180523)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 110088


The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


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)


Update the affected packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 110088

File Name: sl_20180523_procps_ng_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/24/2018

Updated: 2/24/2020

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

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


Risk Factor: Critical

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: E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:procps-ng, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:procps-ng-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:procps-ng-devel, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:procps-ng-i18n, x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/23/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/23/2018

Reference Information

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

IAVA: 2018-A-0174