procps security update

ID CESA-2018:1777
Type centos
Reporter CentOS Project
Modified 2018-06-01T15:12:08


CentOS Errata and Security Advisory CESA-2018:1777

The procps packages contain a set of system utilities that provide system information. The procps packages include the following utilities: ps, free, skill, pkill, pgrep, snice, tload, top, uptime, vmstat, w, watch, pwdx, sysctl, pmap, and slabtop.

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.

Merged security bulletin from advisories:

Affected packages: procps procps-devel

Upstream details at: