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HylaFAX < 4.2.2 RC1 xferfaxstats Symlink Arbitrary File Overwrite

Low

Synopsis

The fax server creates temporary files in an insecure manner.

Description

The remote host is running HylaFAX, a fax transmission software. It is reported that HylaFAX is prone to a flaw in the way that it creates temporary files. A local attacker exploiting this flaw would be able to gain access to potentially confidential information or use the flaw to escalate their privileges on the machine.

Solution

Upgrade to version 4.2.2 RC1 or higher.