Security update for mgetty

SUSE Security Update: Security update for mgetty
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2020:0957-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1142770 #1168170
Cross-References:CVE-2019-1010190
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15-SP1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15-SP1

An update that solves one vulnerability and has one errata 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).
  • Fixed a permission issue which have resulted in build failures (bsc#1168170).

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 Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15-SP1:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Development-Tools-OBS-15-SP1-2020-957=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15-SP1:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-SP1-2020-957=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15-SP1 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • mgetty-debuginfo-1.1.37-3.8.1
    • mgetty-debugsource-1.1.37-3.8.1
    • sendfax-1.1.37-3.8.1
    • sendfax-debuginfo-1.1.37-3.8.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15-SP1 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • g3utils-1.1.37-3.8.1
    • g3utils-debuginfo-1.1.37-3.8.1
    • mgetty-1.1.37-3.8.1
    • mgetty-debuginfo-1.1.37-3.8.1
    • mgetty-debugsource-1.1.37-3.8.1

References: