CentOS Update for procps-ng CESA-2018:1700 centos7

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

CentOS Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

7.5

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

3 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

Check the version of procps-ng

Insight

Insight

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) * 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 issues.

Affected Software

Affected Software

procps-ng on CentOS 7

Detection Method

Detection Method

Checks if a vulnerable version is present on the target host.

Solution

Solution

Please install the updated packages.

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