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[DSA865] DSA-865-1 hylafax

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-865-1 hylafax

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Javier Fernández-Sanguino Peña discovered that several scripts of the
hylafax suite, a flexible client/server fax software, create temporary
files and directories in an insecure fashion, leaving them vulnerable
to symlink exploits.
For the old stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
version 4.1.1-3.2.
For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
version 4.2.1-5sarge1.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 4.2.2-1.
We recommend that you upgrade your hylafax packages.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-865
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is (C) 2007 Michel Arboi

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