Upstream information

CVE-2018-1122 at MITRE

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.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Running

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 4.4
Vector AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 7 7.8
Vector AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Access Vector Local Local
Access Complexity High Low
Privileges Required Low None
User Interaction None Required
Scope Unchanged Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High High
Integrity Impact High High
Availability Impact High High
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 1092100 [NEW], 1093158 [NEW]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
Openstack Cloud Magnum Orchestration 7
  • libprocps3 >= 3.3.9-11.11.1
  • procps >= 3.3.9-11.11.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-Magnum-Orchestration-7-2018-1242
SUSE CaaS Platform 3.0
  • libprocps3 >= 3.3.9-11.14.1
  • procps >= 3.3.9-11.14.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-CAASP-3.0-2018-1696
SUSE CaaS Platform ALL
  • libprocps3 >= 3.3.9-11.11.1
  • procps >= 3.3.9-11.11.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-CAASP-ALL-2018-1242
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3
  • libprocps3 >= 3.3.9-11.11.1
  • procps >= 3.3.9-11.11.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP3-2018-1242
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4
  • procps >= 3.2.7-152.31.1
Patchnames:
slessp4-procps-13699
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3
  • libprocps3 >= 3.3.9-11.11.1
  • procps >= 3.3.9-11.11.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2018-1242
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 SP4
  • procps >= 3.2.7-152.31.1
Patchnames:
slessp4-procps-13699
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP3
  • libprocps3 >= 3.3.9-11.11.1
  • procps >= 3.3.9-11.11.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2018-1242
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP3
  • procps >= 3.3.9-11.11.1
  • procps-devel >= 3.3.9-11.11.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP3-2018-1242
openSUSE Leap 42.3
  • libprocps3 >= 3.3.9-20.1
  • libprocps3-debuginfo >= 3.3.9-20.1
  • procps >= 3.3.9-20.1
  • procps-debuginfo >= 3.3.9-20.1
  • procps-debugsource >= 3.3.9-20.1
  • procps-devel >= 3.3.9-20.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE-2018-685


Status of this issue by product and package

Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated. Also information for service packs in the LTSS phase is only included for issues meeting the LTSS criteria. If in doubt, feel free to contact us for clarification.

Product(s) Source package State
CaaS Platform 2.0 procps Released
OpenStack Cloud Magnum Orchestration 7.0 procps Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2 procps Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 procps Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP2 procps Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP3 procps Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS procps Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 procps Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA LTSS procps Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 LTSS procps Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 procps Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 LTSS procps Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 procps Released