RHEL 6 : procps (RHSA-2018:2267)

High Nessus Plugin ID 111365


The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.


An 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
file2strvec (CVE-2018-1124)

* 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


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

See Also




Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 111365

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2018-2267.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/07/27

Modified: 2018/11/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:procps, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:procps-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:procps-devel, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6.7

Patch Publication Date: 2018/07/26

Reference Information

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

RHSA: 2018:2267

IAVA: 2018-A-0174