Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : hylafax (MDKSA-2003:105)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

During a code review of the hfaxd server, part of the hylafax package,
the SuSE Security Team discovered a format bug condition that allows
remote attackers to execute arbitrary code as the root user. Updated
packages have been patched to correct the problem.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 14087 (mandrake_MDKSA-2003-105.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2003-0886

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