Upstream information

CVE-2018-16741 at MITRE

Description

An issue was discovered in mgetty before 1.2.1. In fax/faxq-helper.c, the function do_activate() does not properly sanitize shell metacharacters to prevent command injection. It is possible to use the ||, &&, or > characters within a file created by the "faxq-helper activate " command.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Running

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v3 Scores
  SUSE
Base Score 7.3
Vector AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact Low
Integrity Impact Low
Availability Impact Low
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1108752 [NEW]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3
  • g3utils >= 1.1.36-58.3.1
  • mgetty >= 1.1.36-58.3.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP3-2018-2122
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15
  • g3utils >= 1.1.37-3.3.2
  • mgetty >= 1.1.37-3.3.2
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-2018-2054
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4
  • g3utils >= 1.1.36-28.3.1
  • mgetty >= 1.1.36-28.3.1
Patchnames:
slessp4-mgetty-13785
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3
  • g3utils >= 1.1.36-58.3.1
  • mgetty >= 1.1.36-58.3.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2018-2122
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 SP4
  • g3utils >= 1.1.36-28.3.1
  • mgetty >= 1.1.36-28.3.1
Patchnames:
slessp4-mgetty-13785
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP3
  • g3utils >= 1.1.36-58.3.1
  • mgetty >= 1.1.36-58.3.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2018-2122
openSUSE Leap 15.0
  • g3utils >= 1.1.37-lp150.2.3.1
  • g3utils-debuginfo >= 1.1.37-lp150.2.3.1
  • mgetty >= 1.1.37-lp150.2.3.1
  • mgetty-debuginfo >= 1.1.37-lp150.2.3.1
  • mgetty-debugsource >= 1.1.37-lp150.2.3.1
  • sendfax >= 1.1.37-lp150.2.3.1
  • sendfax-debuginfo >= 1.1.37-lp150.2.3.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE-2018-1080
openSUSE Leap 42.3
  • 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
Patchnames:
openSUSE-2018-1144


Status of this issue by product and package

Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated. Also information for service packs in the LTSS phase is only included for issues meeting the LTSS criteria. If in doubt, feel free to contact us for clarification.

Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 mgetty Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 GA mgetty Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS mgetty Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 mgetty Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA LTSS mgetty Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 LTSS mgetty Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 LTSS mgetty Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 mgetty Released