[4/7] procps: whitelist CVE-2018-1121

Message ID 20191110145416.5171-5-anuj.mittal@intel.com
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Anuj Mittal Nov. 10, 2019, 2:54 p.m.
From: Ross Burton <ross.burton@intel.com>


This CVE is about race conditions in 'ps' which make it unsuitable for security
audits.  As these race conditions are unavoidable ps shouldn't be used for
security auditing, so this isn't a valid CVE.

Signed-off-by: Ross Burton <ross.burton@intel.com>

Signed-off-by: Richard Purdie <richard.purdie@linuxfoundation.org>

Signed-off-by: Adrian Bunk <bunk@stusta.de>

Signed-off-by: Anuj Mittal <anuj.mittal@intel.com>

---
 meta/recipes-extended/procps/procps_3.3.15.bb | 9 ++++++---
 1 file changed, 6 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)

-- 
2.21.0

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diff --git a/meta/recipes-extended/procps/procps_3.3.15.bb b/meta/recipes-extended/procps/procps_3.3.15.bb
index 9756db0e7b..f240e54fd8 100644
--- a/meta/recipes-extended/procps/procps_3.3.15.bb
+++ b/meta/recipes-extended/procps/procps_3.3.15.bb
@@ -4,9 +4,9 @@  the /proc filesystem. The package includes the programs ps, top, vmstat, w, kill
 HOMEPAGE = "https://gitlab.com/procps-ng/procps"
 SECTION = "base"
 LICENSE = "GPLv2+ & LGPLv2+"
-LIC_FILES_CHKSUM="file://COPYING;md5=b234ee4d69f5fce4486a80fdaf4a4263 \
-                  file://COPYING.LIB;md5=4cf66a4984120007c9881cc871cf49db \
-                 "
+LIC_FILES_CHKSUM = "file://COPYING;md5=b234ee4d69f5fce4486a80fdaf4a4263 \
+                    file://COPYING.LIB;md5=4cf66a4984120007c9881cc871cf49db \
+                    "
 
 DEPENDS = "ncurses"
 
@@ -64,3 +64,6 @@  python __anonymous() {
         d.setVarFlag('ALTERNATIVE_LINK_NAME', prog, '%s/%s' % (d.getVar('base_sbindir'), prog))
 }
 
+# 'ps' isn't suitable for use as a security tool so whitelist this CVE.
+# https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1575473#c3
+CVE_CHECK_WHITELIST += "CVE-2018-1121"