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HylaFAX hfaxd Password Check Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for password check vulnerability in HylaFAX hfaxd

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote fax server fails to properly validate passwords.

Description :

The remote host is running HylaFAX, a fax / pager server application
for Linux / unix.

The version of HylaFAX installed on the remote host does not check
passwords when authenticating users via hfaxd, its fax server. An
attacker can exploit this issue to bypass authentication using a valid
username and gain access to the system.

See also :

http://bugs.hylafax.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=682
http://www.hylafax.org/content/HylaFAX_4.2.4_release

Solution :

Rebuild HylaFAX with PAM support or upgrade to HylaFAX version 4.2.4
or later.

Network Security Threat Level:

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.0
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:P/I:P/A:P/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 16150

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Tenable Network Security

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