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Debian Security Advisory DSA 933-1 (hylafax)

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

7.5

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

14 years ago

Modified

Modified

5 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update to hylafax announced via advisory DSA 933-1. Patrice Fournier found that hylafax passes unsanitized user data in the notify script, allowing users with the ability to submit jobs to run arbitrary commands with the privileges of the hylafax server. For the old stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in version 4.1.1-4woody1.

Solution

Solution

For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in version 4.2.1-5sarge3. For the unstable distribution the problem has been fixed in version 4.2.4-2. We recommend that you upgrade your hylafax package. https://secure1.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=DSA%20933-1

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)