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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.1.4.2018.2894.1
Category:SuSE Local Security Checks
Title:SUSE: Security Advisory (SUSE-SU-2018:2894-1)
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'mgetty' package(s) announced via the SUSE-SU-2018:2894-1 advisory.
Description:Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'mgetty' package(s) announced via the SUSE-SU-2018:2894-1 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
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).

Affected Software/OS:
'mgetty' package(s) on SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15

Solution:
Please install the updated package(s).

CVSS Score:
7.2

CVSS Vector:
AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

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
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