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CVE-2018-1124 Detail

Current Description

procps-ng before version 3.3.15 is vulnerable to multiple integer overflows leading to a heap corruption in file2strvec function. This allows a privilege escalation for a local attacker who can create entries in procfs by starting processes, which could result in crashes or arbitrary code execution in proc utilities run by other users.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  05/23/2018
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector: AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 5.9
Exploitability Score: 1.8


Attack Vector (AV): Local
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): Low
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): High
Integrity (I): High
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.6 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2018/q2/122 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/104214 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1041057 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:1700 Third Party Advisory
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:1777 Third Party Advisory
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:1820 Third Party Advisory
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:2267
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:2268
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2018-1124 Issue Tracking Third Party Advisory
https://kc.mcafee.com/corporate/index?page=content&id=SB10241 Third Party Advisory
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/05/msg00021.html Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3658-1/ Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3658-2/ Third Party Advisory
https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4208 Third Party Advisory
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/44806/ Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://www.qualys.com/2018/05/17/procps-ng-audit-report-advisory.txt Exploit Third Party Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Integer Overflow or Wraparound (CWE-190)

Change History

7 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-1124
NVD Published Date:
05/23/2018
NVD Last Modified:
07/27/2018