ESB-2018.2838 - [UNIX/Linux][Debian] hylafax: Execute arbitrary code/commands - Remote/unauthenticated 2018-09-24

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                               ESB-2018.2838
              [SECURITY] [DLA 1515-1] hylafax security update
                             24 September 2018

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           hylafax
Publisher:         Debian
Operating System:  Debian GNU/Linux 8
                   UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2018-17141  

Original Bulletin: 
   https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/09/msg00026.html

Comment: This advisory references vulnerabilities in products which run on 
         platforms other than Debian. It is recommended that administrators 
         running hylafax check for an updated version of the software for 
         their operating system.

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Package        : hylafax
Version        : 3:6.0.6-6+deb8u1
CVE ID         : CVE-2018-17141


Luis Merino, Markus Vervier and Eric Sesterhenn discovered that missing
input sanitising in the Hylafax fax software could potentially result in
the execution of arbitrary code via a malformed fax message.


For Debian 8 "Jessie", this problem has been fixed in version
3:6.0.6-6+deb8u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your hylafax packages.

Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS

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