Upstream information

CVE-2008-5076 at MITRE

Description

htop 0.7 writes process names to a terminal without sanitizing non-printable characters, which might allow local users to hide processes, modify arbitrary files, or have unspecified other impact via a process name with "crazy control strings."

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 4.6
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 440951 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
openSUSE 11.0
  • htop-debuginfo >= 0.7-32.2
  • htop-debugsource >= 0.7-32.2
openSUSE 11.0
  • htop >= 0.7-32.2