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Category:SuSE Local Security Checks
Title:SuSE Update for mgetty openSUSE-SU-2018:2942-1 (mgetty)
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'mgetty'; package(s) announced via the openSUSE-SU-2018:2942_1 advisory.
The remote host is missing an update for the 'mgetty'
package(s) announced via the openSUSE-SU-2018:2942_1 advisory.

Vulnerability Insight:
This update for mgetty fixes the following issues:

- CVE-2018-16741: The function do_activate() did not properly sanitize
shell metacharacters to prevent command injection (bsc#1108752).

- CVE-2018-16745: The mail_to parameter was not sanitized, leading to a
overflow if long untrusted input reached it (bsc#1108756).

- CVE-2018-16744: The mail_to parameter was not sanitized, leading to
command injection if untrusted input reached reach it (bsc#1108757).

- CVE-2018-16742: Prevent stack-based buffer overflow that could have been
triggered via a command-line parameter (bsc#1108762).

- CVE-2018-16743: The command-line parameter username wsa passed
unsanitized to strcpy(), which could have caused a stack-based buffer
overflow (bsc#1108761).

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-15:Update update project.

Patch Instructions:

To install this openSUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended
installation methods
like YaST online_update or 'zypper patch'.

Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

- openSUSE Leap 15.0:

zypper in -t patch openSUSE-2018-1080=1

Affected Software/OS:
mgetty on openSUSE Leap 15.0.

Please install the updated package(s).

CVSS Score:

CVSS Vector:

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2018-16741
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2018-16742
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2018-16743
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2018-16744
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2018-16745
CopyrightCopyright (C) 2018 Greenbone Networks GmbH

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