openSUSE-SU-2018:3108-1: moderate: Security update for mgetty


openSUSE Security Update: Security update for mgetty
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Announcement ID: openSUSE-SU-2018:3108-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1108752 #1108756 #1108757 #1108761 #1108762

Cross-References: CVE-2018-16741 CVE-2018-16742 CVE-2018-16743
CVE-2018-16744 CVE-2018-16745
Affected Products:
openSUSE Leap 42.3
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An update that fixes 5 vulnerabilities is now available.

Description:

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 (boo#1108762)
– 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 (boo#1108757)
– 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.

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 42.3:

zypper in -t patch openSUSE-2018-1144=1

Package List:

– openSUSE Leap 42.3 (i586 x86_64):

g3utils-1.1.36-65.3.1
g3utils-debuginfo-1.1.36-65.3.1
mgetty-1.1.36-65.3.1
mgetty-debuginfo-1.1.36-65.3.1
mgetty-debugsource-1.1.36-65.3.1
sendfax-1.1.36-65.3.1
sendfax-debuginfo-1.1.36-65.3.1

References:

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-16741.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-16742.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-16743.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-16744.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-16745.html
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1108752
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1108756
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1108757
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1108761
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1108762


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