Scientific Linux Security Update : procps on SL6.x i386/x86_64 (20180531)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 110282
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Synopsis

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

Description

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)

Solution

Update the affected procps, procps-debuginfo and / or procps-devel packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?8e564d22

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 110282

File Name: sl_20180531_procps_on_SL6_x.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/1/2018

Updated: 2/24/2020

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

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

CVSS v3

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, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:procps-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:procps-devel, 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: 5/31/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/23/2018

Reference Information

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

IAVA: 2018-A-0174