GLSA-201805-14 : procps: Multiple vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 110255

Synopsis

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

Description

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.

Solution

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

See Also

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201805-14

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 110255

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201805-14.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Published: 2018/05/31

Updated: 2019/04/05

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.9

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

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

CVSS v3.0

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: CVSS:3.0/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: 2018/05/30

Reference Information

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

GLSA: 201805-14

IAVA: 2018-A-0174