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PostPosted: Wed May 30, 2018 2:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 201805-14 ] procps Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: procps: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201805-14)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: local
Date: 2018-05-30
Bug(s): #656022
ID: 201805-14

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in procps, the worst of
which could result in the execution of arbitrary code.


Background

A bunch of small useful utilities that give information about processes
using the /proc filesystem.


Affected Packages

Package: sys-process/procps
Vulnerable: < 3.3.15-r1
Unaffected: >= 3.3.15-r1
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in procps. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.


Impact

A local attacker could execute arbitrary code, escalate privileges, or
cause a Denial of Service condition.


Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All procps users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=sys-process/procps-3.3.15-r1"
   


References

CVE-2018-1120
CVE-2018-1121
CVE-2018-1122
CVE-2018-1123
CVE-2018-1124
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