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[GLSA-200601-03] HylaFAX: Multiple vulnerabilities

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
HylaFAX: Multiple vulnerabilities

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200601-03
(HylaFAX: Multiple vulnerabilities)


Patrice Fournier discovered that HylaFAX runs the notify script on
untrusted user input. Furthermore, users can log in without a password
when HylaFAX is installed with the pam USE-flag disabled.

Impact

A possible hacker could exploit the input validation vulnerability to
run arbitrary code as the user running HylaFAX, which is usually uucp.
The password vulnerability could be exploited to log in without proper
user credentials.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

References:
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2005-3538
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2005-3539
http://www.hylafax.org/content/HylaFAX_4.2.4_release


Solution:
All HylaFAX users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-misc/hylafax-4.2.3-r1"


Network Security Threat Level: High


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2006 Michel Arboi

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