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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201805-14

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201805-14
Posted May 30, 2018
Authored by Gentoo | Site security.gentoo.org

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201805-14 - Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in procps, the worst of which could result in the execution of arbitrary code. Versions less than 3.3.15-r1 are affected.

tags | advisory, arbitrary, vulnerability
systems | linux, gentoo
advisories | CVE-2018-1120, CVE-2018-1121, CVE-2018-1122, CVE-2018-1123, CVE-2018-1124
SHA-256 | 15e0a00065c277f09db78800b692b7275807850b07c19e60fa5dc852bc3b3eee

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201805-14

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Severity: Normal
Title: procps: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: May 30, 2018
Bugs: #656022
ID: 201805-14

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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
=================

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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 sys-process/procps < 3.3.15-r1 >= 3.3.15-r1

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:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=sys-process/procps-3.3.15-r1"

References
==========

[ 1 ] CVE-2018-1120
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-1120
[ 2 ] CVE-2018-1121
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-1121
[ 3 ] CVE-2018-1122
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-1122
[ 4 ] CVE-2018-1123
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-1123
[ 5 ] CVE-2018-1124
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-1124

Availability
============

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201805-14

Concerns?
=========

Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
=======

Copyright 2018 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5
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