USN-3658-2: procps-ng vulnerabilities
5 June 2018
Several security issues were fixed in procps-ng.
- procps - /proc file system utilities
USN-3658-1 fixed a vulnerability in procps-ng. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM.
Original advisory details:
It was discovered that libprocps incorrectly handled the file2strvec()
function. A local attacker could possibly use this to execute arbitrary
It was discovered that procps-ng incorrectly handled memory. A local
attacker could use this issue to cause a denial of service, or possibly
execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2018-1126)
- USN-3658-1: libprocps6, libprocps3, libprocps4, libprocps4-dev, libprocps3-dev, procps, libprocps-dev