Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : hylafax (MDKSA-2005:006)

This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

Patrice Fournier discovered a vulnerability in the authorization
sub-system of hylafax. A local or remote user guessing the contents of
the hosts.hfaxd database could gain unauthorized access to the fax
system.

The updated packages are provided to prevent this issue. Note that the
packages included with Corporate Server 2.1 do not require this fix.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 16157 (mandrake_MDKSA-2005-006.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-1182

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