openSUSE Security Update : mgetty (openSUSE-2018-1144)

High Nessus Plugin ID 118110


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for mgetty fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2018-16741: Fixed a command injection in
fax/faxq-helper.c (boo#1108752)

- CVE-2018-16742: Stack-based buffer overflow in
contrib/scrts.c triggered via command line parameter

- CVE-2018-16743: Stack-based buffer overflow with long
username in contrib/next-login/login.c (boo#1108761)

- CVE-2018-16744: Command injection in faxrec.c

- CVE-2018-16745: Stack-based buffer overflow in
fax_notify_mail() in faxrec.c (boo#1108756)

- sets maximum length of a string to prevent buffer
overflow and thus possible command injection

- The obsolete contrib/scrts.c tool was deleted, which
contained a buffer overflow.


Update the affected mgetty packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 118110

File Name: openSUSE-2018-1144.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/10/15

Modified: 2018/11/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.2

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:g3utils, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:g3utils-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:mgetty, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:mgetty-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:mgetty-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:sendfax, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:sendfax-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.3

Patch Publication Date: 2018/10/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-16741, CVE-2018-16742, CVE-2018-16743, CVE-2018-16744, CVE-2018-16745