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F5 Networks: K16124204 (CVE-2018-1124): procps-ng vulnerability CVE-2018-1124

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F5 Networks: K16124204 (CVE-2018-1124): procps-ng vulnerability CVE-2018-1124

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
05/23/2018
Created
12/30/2020
Added
12/28/2020
Modified
12/28/2020

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.

Solution(s)

  • f5-big-ip-upgrade-latest

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