Vulnerability Assessment & Network Security Forums



If through a vulnerability assessment, a network security issue is detected for the vulnerability below, applying the appropriate security patches in a timely matter is very important.  If you have detected that your system has already been compromised, following CERT's Network Security recovery document will assist with recommended steps for system recovery.


Home >> Browse Vulnerability Assessment Database >> Mandrake Local Security Checks >> MDKSA-2005:177: hylafax


Vulnerability Assessment Details

MDKSA-2005:177: hylafax

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the hylafax package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2005:177 (hylafax).



faxcron, recvstats, and xferfaxstats in HylaFax 4.2.1 and earlier permits local
users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on temporary files.
(CVE-2005-3069)

In addition, HylaFax has some provisional support for Unix domain sockets,
which is disabled in the default compile configuration. It is suspected that a
local user could create a fake /tmp/hyla.unix socket and intercept fax traffic
via this socket. In testing for this vulnerability, with CONFIG_UNIXTRANSPORT
disabled, it has been found that client programs correctly exit before sending
any data. (CVE-2005-3070)

The updated packages have been patched to correct these issues.



Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:177
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005 Tenable Network Security

Cables, Connectors

Genuine OEM HP TouchSmart IQ 500 RAM Access Cover Door 13GP1570P110-1H2
$18.99
Genuine OEM HP TouchSmart IQ 500 RAM Access Cover Door 13GP1570P110-1H2 pictureLenovo ThinkPad Edge E431 6277 14" - Core i5 3230M - Win10 Pro 8GB RAM 128GB SSD
$180.0
Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E431 6277 14G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3 17000 2133MHz (F3-2133C11D-16GXL)
$149.99
G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3 17000 2133MHz (F3-2133C11D-16GXL) pictureDell Opitplex 9010 DT i7-3770 3.40GHz* 8GB RAM* 1TB HDD* DVD+/-RW* WIN 10 PRO.
$310.98
Dell Opitplex 9010 DT i7-3770 3.40GHz* 8GB RAM* 1TB HDD* DVD+/-RW* WIN 10 PRO. picture


Discussions

No Discussions have been posted on this vulnerability.