procps-ng vulnerabilities

2018-05-23T00:00:00
ID USN-3658-1
Type ubuntu
Reporter Ubuntu
Modified 2018-05-23T00:00:00

Description

It was discovered that the procps-ng top utility incorrectly read its configuration file from the current working directory. A local attacker could possibly use this issue to escalate privileges. (CVE-2018-1122)

It was discovered that the procps-ng ps tool incorrectly handled memory. A local user could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2018-1123)

It was discovered that libprocps incorrectly handled the file2strvec() function. A local attacker could possibly use this to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2018-1124)

It was discovered that the procps-ng pgrep utility incorrectly handled memory. A local attacker could possibly use this issue to cause de denial of service. (CVE-2018-1125)

It was discovered that procps-ng incorrectly handled memory. A local attacker could use this issue to cause a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2018-1126)