Scientific Linux Security Update : procps-ng on SL7.x x86_64 (20190806)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 128253


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


Security Fix(es) :

- procps-ng, procps: Local privilege escalation in top (CVE-2018-1122)


Update the affected packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 128253

File Name: sl_20190806_procps_ng_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/08/27

Updated: 2020/02/24

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.4

Temporal Score: 3.4

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7

Temporal Score: 6.3

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/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:fermilab:scientific_linux:procps-ng, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:procps-ng-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:procps-ng-devel, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:procps-ng-i18n, 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: 2019/08/06

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/05/23

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-1122