GLSA-201805-14 : procps: Multiple vulnerabilities

high Nessus Plugin ID 110255


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201805-14 (procps: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in procps. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

A local attacker could execute arbitrary code, escalate privileges, or cause a Denial of Service condition.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All procps users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=sys-process/procps-3.3.15-r1'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 110255

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201805-14.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Published: 5/31/2018

Updated: 4/5/2019

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.9

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

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


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:procps, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/30/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-1120, CVE-2018-1122, CVE-2018-1123, CVE-2018-1124

GLSA: 201805-14

IAVA: 2018-A-0174