An update that fixes 5 vulnerabilities is now available.
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 buffer 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.
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: