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From: Aaron Bauman <bman@g.o>
To: gentoo-announce@l.g.o
Subject: [gentoo-announce] [ GLSA 201805-14 ] procps: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: Wed, 30 May 2018 14:07:45
Message-Id: 1988614.qNOoPjPKJ6@monkey
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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 201805-14
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                                           https://security.gentoo.org/
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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
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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
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There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
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All procps users should upgrade to the latest version:

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

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

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

Concerns?
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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@g.o or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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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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