RHEL 6 : procps (RHSA-2018:2267)
High Nessus Plugin ID 111365
SynopsisThe remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionAn update for procps is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.7
Extended Update Support.
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 packages contain a set of system utilities that provide
system information. The procps packages include the following
utilities: ps, free, skill, pkill, pgrep, snice, tload, top, uptime,
vmstat, w, watch, pwdx, sysctl, pmap, and slabtop.
Security Fix(es) :
* procps-ng, procps: Integer overflows leading to heap overflow in
* 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
SolutionUpdate the affected procps, procps-debuginfo and / or procps-devel