Security update for mgetty

SUSE Security Update: Security update for mgetty
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2020:0853-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1142770
Cross-References:CVE-2019-1010190
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4

An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.

Description:

This update for mgetty fixes the following issues:

  • CVE-2019-1010190: Fixed a denial of service which could be caused by a local attacker in putwhitespan() (bsc#1142770).

Patch Instructions:

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 12-SP5:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP5-2020-853=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP4-2020-853=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • g3utils-1.1.36-58.9.2
    • g3utils-debuginfo-1.1.36-58.9.2
    • mgetty-1.1.36-58.9.2
    • mgetty-debuginfo-1.1.36-58.9.2
    • mgetty-debugsource-1.1.36-58.9.2
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • g3utils-1.1.36-58.9.2
    • g3utils-debuginfo-1.1.36-58.9.2
    • mgetty-1.1.36-58.9.2
    • mgetty-debuginfo-1.1.36-58.9.2
    • mgetty-debugsource-1.1.36-58.9.2

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