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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) Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
To install this SUSE 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 : SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch slessp4-mgetty-13785=1 SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-mgetty-13785=1