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Debian: CVE-2018-1122: procps -- security update

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Debian: CVE-2018-1122: procps -- security update

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
05/22/2018
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/24/2018
Modified
02/28/2020

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.

Solution(s)

  • debian-upgrade-procps

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