Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in procps, the worst of which could result in the execution of arbitrary code.
|Package||sys-process/procps on all architectures|
|Affected versions||< 3.3.15-r1|
|Unaffected versions||>= 3.3.15-r1|
A bunch of small useful utilities that give information about processes using the /proc filesystem.
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in procps. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A local attacker could execute arbitrary code, escalate privileges, or cause a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All procps users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=sys-process/procps-3.3.15-r1"
May 30, 2018
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