RHEL 7 : procps-ng (RHSA-2019:2401)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 127718
SynopsisThe remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionAn update for procps-ng is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.3 Advanced Update Support, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.3 Telco Extended Update Support, and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.3 Update Services for SAP Solutions.
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-ng packages contain a set of system utilities that provide system information, including ps, free, skill, pkill, pgrep, snice, tload, top, uptime, vmstat, w, watch, and pwdx.
Security Fix(es) :
* procps-ng, procps: Integer overflows leading to heap overflow in file2strvec (CVE-2018-1124)
For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.