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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-6477-1
November 14, 2023

procps vulnerability
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 23.10
- Ubuntu 23.04
- Ubuntu 22.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 20.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Available with Ubuntu Pro)
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Available with Ubuntu Pro)

Summary:

procps-ng could be made to crash if it received specially crafted input.

Software Description:
- procps: /proc file system utilities

Details:

It was discovered that the procps-ng ps tool incorrectly handled memory.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause procps-ng to crash,
resulting in a denial of service.

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 23.10:
   procps                          2:4.0.3-1ubuntu1.23.10.1

Ubuntu 23.04:
   procps                          2:4.0.3-1ubuntu1.23.04.1

Ubuntu 22.04 LTS:
   procps                          2:3.3.17-6ubuntu2.1

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS:
   procps                          2:3.3.16-1ubuntu2.4

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Available with Ubuntu Pro):
   procps                          2:3.3.12-3ubuntu1.2+esm1

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Available with Ubuntu Pro):
   procps                          2:3.3.10-4ubuntu2.5+esm1

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References:
   https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-6477-1
   CVE-2023-4016

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/procps/2:4.0.3-1ubuntu1.23.10.1
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/procps/2:4.0.3-1ubuntu1.23.04.1
   https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/procps/2:3.3.17-6ubuntu2.1
   https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/procps/2:3.3.16-1ubuntu2.4

Ubuntu 6477-1: procps-ng vulnerability

November 14, 2023
procps-ng could be made to crash if it received specially crafted input.

Summary

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: - Ubuntu 23.10 - Ubuntu 23.04 - Ubuntu 22.04 LTS - Ubuntu 20.04 LTS - Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Available with Ubuntu Pro) - Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Available with Ubuntu Pro) Summary: procps-ng could be made to crash if it received specially crafted input. Software Description: - procps: /proc file system utilities Details: It was discovered that the procps-ng ps tool incorrectly handled memory. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause procps-ng to crash, resulting in a denial of service.

Update Instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 23.10:   procps                          2:4.0.3-1ubuntu1.23.10.1 Ubuntu 23.04:   procps                          2:4.0.3-1ubuntu1.23.04.1 Ubuntu 22.04 LTS:   procps                          2:3.3.17-6ubuntu2.1 Ubuntu 20.04 LTS:   procps                          2:3.3.16-1ubuntu2.4 Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Available with Ubuntu Pro):   procps                          2:3.3.12-3ubuntu1.2+esm1 Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Available with Ubuntu Pro):   procps                          2:3.3.10-4ubuntu2.5+esm1 In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References

  https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-6477-1

  CVE-2023-4016

Severity
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-6477-1

Package Information

https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/procps/2:4.0.3-1ubuntu1.23.10.1 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/procps/2:4.0.3-1ubuntu1.23.04.1   https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/procps/2:3.3.17-6ubuntu2.1   https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/procps/2:3.3.16-1ubuntu2.4

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