Upstream information

CVE-2018-16743 at MITRE

Description

An issue was discovered in mgetty before 1.2.1. In contrib/next-login/login.c, the command-line parameter username is passed unsanitized to strcpy(), which can cause a stack-based buffer overflow.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having low severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 4.6
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  SUSE
Base Score 2.9
Vector AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity High
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Low
Availability Impact None
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 1108761 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 1112042

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