ID SSA-2018-142-03
Type slackware
Reporter Slackware Linux Project
Modified 2018-05-22T23:37:37


New procps-ng packages are available for Slackware 14.2 and -current to fix security issues.

Here are the details from the Slackware 14.2 ChangeLog:

patches/packages/procps-ng-3.3.15-i586-1_slack14.2.txz: Upgraded. Shared library .so-version bump. This update fixes bugs and security issues: library: Fix integer overflow and LPE in file2strvec library: Use size_t for alloc functions pgrep: Fix stack-based buffer overflow ps: Fix buffer overflow in output buffer, causing DOS top: Don't use cwd for location of config For more information, see: ( Security fix )

Where to find the new packages:

Thanks to the friendly folks at the OSU Open Source Lab ( for donating FTP and rsync hosting to the Slackware project! :-)

Also see the "Get Slack" section on for additional mirror sites near you.

Updated package for Slackware 14.2:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.2:

Updated package for Slackware -current:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 -current:

MD5 signatures:

Slackware 14.2 package: 4ca549250bc7dd3aae5e2e3f48fa6ed9 procps-ng-3.3.15-i586-1_slack14.2.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.2 package: da931c37438fd3705830f92758611e0c procps-ng-3.3.15-x86_64-1_slack14.2.txz

Slackware -current package: 123adafbc9126dd17466d03d00f59d66 a/procps-ng-3.3.15-i586-1.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current package: a04760fe9c39dc07c99621c83ffd1c39 a/procps-ng-3.3.15-x86_64-1.txz

Installation instructions:

Upgrade the package as root: > upgradepkg procps-ng-3.3.15-i586-1_slack14.2.txz