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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2018-1124

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.
Publish Date : 2018-05-23 Last Update Date : 2018-10-21
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.6
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 190

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
RHSA-2018:1700: procps-ng security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20181700 unix
RHSA-2018:1777: procps security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20181777 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2018-1124

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 14.04 ~~lts~~~ Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 16.04 ~~lts~~~ Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 17.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 18.04 ~~lts~~~ Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Debian Debian Linux 7.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Debian Debian Linux 8.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Debian Debian Linux 9.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux 6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux 7.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux 7.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 7.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server 6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server 7.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Workstation 6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Workstation 7.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Canonical Ubuntu Linux 4
Debian Debian Linux 3
Redhat Enterprise Linux 3
Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 2
Redhat Enterprise Linux Server 2
Redhat Enterprise Linux Workstation 2

- References For CVE-2018-1124

https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/44806/
EXPLOIT-DB 44806
https://www.qualys.com/2018/05/17/procps-ng-audit-report-advisory.txt
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3658-2/
UBUNTU USN-3658-2
https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4208
DEBIAN DSA-4208
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:1820
REDHAT RHSA-2018:1820
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:2267
REDHAT RHSA-2018:2267
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:2268
REDHAT RHSA-2018:2268
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2018-1124 CONFIRM
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/05/msg00021.html
MLIST [debian-lts-announce] 20180531 [SECURITY] [DLA 1390-1] procps security update
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201805-14
GENTOO GLSA-201805-14
https://kc.mcafee.com/corporate/index?page=content&id=SB10241 CONFIRM
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/104214
BID 104214 Procps-ng Procps Multiple Security Vulnerabilities Release Date:2018-05-17
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:1777
REDHAT RHSA-2018:1777
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:1700
REDHAT RHSA-2018:1700
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3658-1/
UBUNTU USN-3658-1
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1041057
SECTRACK 1041057
http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2018/q2/122
MLIST [oss-security] 20180517 Qualys Security Advisory - Procps-ng Audit Report

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2018-1124

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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