An 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.
CWE-787 - Out-of-Bounds Write
Out-of-bounds write vulnerability is a memory access bug that allows software to write data past the end or before the beginning of the intended buffer. This may result in the corruption of data, a crash, or arbitrary code execution.