mgetty 1.2.1-1 source package in Ubuntu


mgetty (1.2.1-1) unstable; urgency=medium

  * Bump upstream version to 1.2.1, amongst others:
    Harden faxq and faxrunq and others, fixes
    CVE-2018-16745, CVE-2018-16744, CVE-2018-16741, CVE-2018-16743, CVE-2018-16742.
    Closes: #910448

 -- Andreas Barth <email address hidden>  Sat, 06 Oct 2018 22:17:07 +0200

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mgetty: Smart Modem getty replacement

 Mgetty is a versatile program to handle all aspects of a modem under Unix.
 The program 'mgetty' allows you to use a modem for handling external
 logins, receiving faxes and using the modem as a answering machine without
 interfering with outgoing calls.
 This package includes basic modem data capabilities. Install mgetty-fax to
 get the additional functionality for fax. Install mgetty-voice to get the
 functionality to operate voice modems.
 Mgetty is also configurable to select programs other than login for special
 connections (eg: uucico, fido or other programs) depending on the login
 userid. It also supports caller-id if the modem and phone line supply it,
 and can deny connections based on originating telephone number.

mgetty-docs: Documentation Package for mgetty

 Sample files and lots of documentation for mgetty. Additional source code
 for programs included that allow to set up a user interface for mgetty.

mgetty-fax: Faxing tools for mgetty

 The fax subsystem of the mgetty package.
 This subsystems has the enhancements that are needed to send and receive
 faxes with mgetty and a Class 2 faxmodem.
 The program 'mgetty' allows you to use a fax modem for receiving faxes
 and handling external logins without interfering with outgoing calls.

mgetty-fax-dbgsym: debug symbols for mgetty-fax
mgetty-pvftools: Programs for listening and manipulating pvf and rmd files

 This package contains different utilities from the vgetty package which
 permit to create, listen and manipulate rmd or pvf files. These files are
 the recorded "message files" for using a voice modem as an answering
 You will want to install this package to create your greeting messages.

mgetty-pvftools-dbgsym: debug symbols for mgetty-pvftools
mgetty-viewfax: Program for displaying Group-3 Fax files under X

 The program 'viewfax' allows you to view Group-3 fax files in an X window.
 Group-3 is the "standard" format for faxes.

mgetty-voice: Voicemail handler for mgetty

 Vgetty allows you to add answering machine / voicemail capability to all
 the other normal mgetty functions.
 The program 'mgetty' allows you to use a voice modem as an answering
 machine and handling external logins without interfering with outgoing
 To create and manipulate voice messages, you need the mgetty-pvftools

mgetty-voice-dbgsym: debug symbols for mgetty-voice