DescriptionAn issue was discovered in mgetty before 1.2.1. In contrib/scrts.c, a stack-based buffer overflow can be triggered via a command-line parameter.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
mgetty (PTS)stretch (security), stretch1.1.36-3+deb9u1vulnerable
bullseye, sid1.2.1-1.1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


contrib/scrts not built in Debian packaging
Upstream removed contrib/scrts in 7d018d471f4c737f77ef281f5859a3b1c9ded42f (1.2.1)

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