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CVE-2018-1122 Detail

Current Description

procps-ng before version 3.3.15 is vulnerable to a local privilege escalation in top. If a user runs top with HOME unset in an attacker-controlled directory, the attacker could achieve privilege escalation by exploiting one of several vulnerabilities in the config_file() function.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 7.0 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Nist CVSS score does not match with CNA score
CNA:  Red Hat, Inc.
Base Score: 7.3 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2019-10/msg00058.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2019-10/msg00059.html
http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2018/q2/122 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/104214 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:2189
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2018-1122 Issue Tracking Third Party Advisory
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/05/msg00021.html Third Party Advisory
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201805-14 Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3658-1/ Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3658-3/ Third Party Advisory
https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4208 Third Party Advisory
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/44806/ Exploit Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://www.qualys.com/2018/05/17/procps-ng-audit-report-advisory.txt Exploit Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
NVD-CWE-noinfo Insufficient Information NIST  
CWE-829 Inclusion of Functionality from Untrusted Control Sphere Red Hat, Inc.  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:procps-ng_project:procps-ng:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (excluding)
3.3.15

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.04:*:*:*:esm:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:16.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:17.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:18.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
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Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:9.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-1122
NVD Published Date:
05/23/2018
NVD Last Modified:
10/02/2019