RHEL 7 : procps-ng (RHSA-2020:0595)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 134067

Synopsis

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

Description

An update for procps-ng is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.4 Advanced Update Support, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.4 Telco Extended Update Support, and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.4 Update Services for SAP Solutions.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Moderate. 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: Local privilege escalation in top (CVE-2018-1122)

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.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2020:0595

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-1122

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 134067

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2020-0595.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2020/02/26

Updated: 2020/03/02

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:redhat:enterprise_linux:procps-ng, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:procps-ng-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:procps-ng-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:procps-ng-i18n, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7.4

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2020/02/25

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/05/23

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-1122

RHSA: 2020:0595