Descriptioncnd.c in mgetty 1.1.28 and earlier does not properly filter non-printable characters and quotes, which may allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via shell metacharacters in (1) caller ID or (2) caller name strings.
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Debian Bugs199351

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Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
mgetty (PTS)buster1.2.1-1fixed
bookworm, sid1.2.1-1.2fixed

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