RHEL 7 : procps-ng (RHSA-2020:1464)

high Nessus Plugin ID 143038
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Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.

Description

The remote Redhat Enterprise Linux 7 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the RHSA-2020:1464 advisory.

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

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Update the affected procps-ng, procps-ng-devel and / or procps-ng-i18n packages.

See Also

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/829.html

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

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2020:1464

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1575466

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 143038

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2020-1464.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/18/2020

Updated: 10/13/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl, redhat_repos.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-1122

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.4

Temporal Score: 3.4

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

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: E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_aus:7.6, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_e4s:7.6, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_eus:7.6, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_tus:7.6, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:procps-ng, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:procps-ng-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:procps-ng-i18n

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: 4/14/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/17/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-1122

BID: 104214

RHSA: 2020:1464

IAVA: 2018-A-0174

CWE: 829