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Debian: New hylafax packages fix insecure temporary files

Javier Fernández-Sanguino Peña discovered that several scripts of the hylafax suite, a flexible client/server fax software, create temporary files and directories in an insecure fashion, leaving them vulnerable to symlink exploits. Fixed packages are available from security.debian.org.
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Debian Security Advisory DSA 865-1                     security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                             Martin Schulze
October 13th, 2005                      http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : hylafax
Vulnerability  : insecure temporary files
Problem type   : local
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CAN-2005-3069
CERT advisory  :
BugTraq ID     :
Debian Bug     :

Javier Fernández-Sanguino Peña discovered that several scripts of the
hylafax suite, a flexible client/server fax software, create temporary
files and directories in an insecure fashion, leaving them vulnerable
to symlink exploits.

For the old stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
version 4.1.1-3.2.

For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
version 4.2.1-5sarge1.

For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 4.2.2-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your hylafax packages.


Upgrade Instructions
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wget url
       will fetch the file for you
dpkg -i file.deb
       will install the referenced file.

If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for
sources.list as given below:

apt-get update
       will update the internal database
apt-get upgrade
       will install corrected packages

You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the
footer to the proper configuration.


Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 alias woody
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 Source archives:

   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hylafax/hylafax_4.1.1-3.2.dsc
     Size/MD5 checksum:      739 a26715f7b967614e4aa3afb4657fb20e
   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hylafax/hylafax_4.1.1-3.2.diff.gz
     Size/MD5 checksum:   116099 ad9d74b7d995655df44c6a257cfb8e1f
   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hylafax/hylafax_4.1.1.orig.tar.gz
     Size/MD5 checksum:  1287689 1ed081750be70a800708699b7568e17e

 Architecture independent components:

   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hylafax/hylafax-doc_4.1.1-3.2_all.deb
     Size/MD5 checksum:   318302 49ee14fc07e1ca12ea191ec01209831f

 Alpha architecture:

   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hylafax/hylafax-client_4.1.1-3.2_alpha.deb
     Size/MD5 checksum:   556336 2ca7177d8d4e45ad08052612d31e3286
   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hylafax/hylafax-server_4.1.1-3.2_alpha.deb
     Size/MD5 checksum:  1362414 98b7c46d94841981577a46965982daf3

 ARM architecture:

   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hylafax/hylafax-client_4.1.1-3.2_arm.deb
     Size/MD5 checksum:   445654 7fd22812bb3e50f5915a3d5ca56c3412
   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hylafax/hylafax-server_4.1.1-3.2_arm.deb
     Size/MD5 checksum:  1095664 3b56df8d25e56adbf657f35f6add331d

 Intel IA-32 architecture:

   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hylafax/hylafax-client_4.1.1-3.2_i386.deb
     Size/MD5 checksum:   462410 1b6ef2d2bc9a013abc3ca5c88d9517ef
   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hylafax/hylafax-server_4.1.1-3.2_i386.deb
     Size/MD5 checksum:  1132566 fe019575d929c90497da4da532dd0e14

 Intel IA-64 architecture:

   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hylafax/hylafax-client_4.1.1-3.2_ia64.deb
     Size/MD5 checksum:   615710 80614f594990528f32d72f29a25059aa
   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hylafax/hylafax-server_4.1.1-3.2_ia64.deb
     Size/MD5 checksum:  1491748 1fefde2f9ef1e1f29f2f3e538746e826

 HP Precision architecture:

   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hylafax/hylafax-client_4.1.1-3.2_hppa.deb
     Size/MD5 checksum:   501634 a6d82e052b47ec50dcb2074b97bc9118
   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hylafax/hylafax-server_4.1.1-3.2_hppa.deb
     Size/MD5 checksum:  1231286 21b6141ceb425b35dca9ba8350cea477

 Motorola 680x0 architecture:

   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hylafax/hylafax-client_4.1.1-3.2_m68k.deb
     Size/MD5 checksum:   451276 e7bcefc8e040c5dd61993cce93f8463f
   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hylafax/hylafax-server_4.1.1-3.2_m68k.deb
     Size/MD5 checksum:  1099994 35967ff6911e340a8ad03677e314bdb6

 PowerPC architecture:

   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hylafax/hylafax-client_4.1.1-3.2_powerpc.deb
     Size/MD5 checksum:   450830 a81c00ffe35a3596f2a1cba944e25369
   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hylafax/hylafax-server_4.1.1-3.2_powerpc.deb
     Size/MD5 checksum:  1104318 49a486d5ad824024d1aee622f38bca9b

 IBM S/390 architecture:

   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hylafax/hylafax-client_4.1.1-3.2_s390.deb
     Size/MD5 checksum:   441260 40081bae3595b7b5d409129f2658ce6c
   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hylafax/hylafax-server_4.1.1-3.2_s390.deb
     Size/MD5 checksum:  1086846 a5db5a237b9af20c976adc66ae5186d0

 Sun Sparc architecture:

   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hylafax/hylafax-client_4.1.1-3.2_sparc.deb
     Size/MD5 checksum:   433626 5ff8d52490ad2d2a9f77c0371662f757
   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hylafax/hylafax-server_4.1.1-3.2_sparc.deb
     Size/MD5 checksum:  1082548 78c8ee6392656ad57d66dc03e9619451


Debian GNU/Linux 3.1 alias sarge
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 Source archives:

   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hylafax/hylafax_4.2.1-5sarge1.dsc
     Size/MD5 checksum:      746 b6ffe5782b520108a41be7da0e65f212
   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hylafax/hylafax_4.2.1-5sarge1.diff.gz
     Size/MD5 checksum:    51332 486108ce920ac6adfed78ea503a429d5
   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hylafax/hylafax_4.2.1.orig.tar.gz
     Size/MD5 checksum:  1412035 05430e41a279d0fff6d6e4b444440829

 Architecture independent components:

   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hylafax/hylafax-doc_4.2.1-5sarge1_all.deb
     Size/MD5 checksum:   372500 f5f4b31a5efcfe1c906ee102d03d306c

 Alpha architecture:

   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hylafax/hylafax-client_4.2.1-5sarge1_alpha.deb
     Size/MD5 checksum:   373904 a8b07000fe5e9fe40c8729411c8c8bdd
   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hylafax/hylafax-server_4.2.1-5sarge1_alpha.deb
     Size/MD5 checksum:   863548 5ea99f1e2b7770a1f9467081ba076484

 AMD64 architecture:

   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hylafax/hylafax-client_4.2.1-5sarge1_amd64.deb
     Size/MD5 checksum:   350818 0bcd173184e7fa51589b2f54ccfb15c5
   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hylafax/hylafax-server_4.2.1-5sarge1_amd64.deb
     Size/MD5 checksum:   801080 9f72610133beab92ca221215e0263b68

 ARM architecture:

   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hylafax/hylafax-client_4.2.1-5sarge1_arm.deb
     Size/MD5 checksum:   342470 117f8e70e33830ca07f04babd116927d
   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hylafax/hylafax-server_4.2.1-5sarge1_arm.deb
     Size/MD5 checksum:   808824 74f5d116878343c02269a2577e06d945

 Intel IA-32 architecture:

   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hylafax/hylafax-client_4.2.1-5sarge1_i386.deb
     Size/MD5 checksum:   348094 c81c1b6d04a35e3a6d317449b8ec2801
   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hylafax/hylafax-server_4.2.1-5sarge1_i386.deb
     Size/MD5 checksum:   805734 4fcc081ed2e9b0865025cfe2e719d203

 Intel IA-64 architecture:

   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hylafax/hylafax-client_4.2.1-5sarge1_ia64.deb
     Size/MD5 checksum:   402470 6ad9857e7c46d2c51479271a20bb78c7
   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hylafax/hylafax-server_4.2.1-5sarge1_ia64.deb
     Size/MD5 checksum:   924518 b98f0ff9f1bae59d39956d5f3fef96bc

 HP Precision architecture:

   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hylafax/hylafax-client_4.2.1-5sarge1_hppa.deb
     Size/MD5 checksum:   402304 6f5944f958c4a4fb1297391387547006
   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hylafax/hylafax-server_4.2.1-5sarge1_hppa.deb
     Size/MD5 checksum:   911470 a9b443693d95bc152977114b054ebec4

 Motorola 680x0 architecture:

   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hylafax/hylafax-client_4.2.1-5sarge1_m68k.deb
     Size/MD5 checksum:   345324 d0dd8395c48a88e9d080e26fe7beb333
   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hylafax/hylafax-server_4.2.1-5sarge1_m68k.deb
     Size/MD5 checksum:   784366 bd761bc6035a6ba2a52e072476d36d47

 Big endian MIPS architecture:

   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hylafax/hylafax-client_4.2.1-5sarge1_mips.deb
     Size/MD5 checksum:   352702 7227bc9a47689297868b622a0f1328b2
   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hylafax/hylafax-server_4.2.1-5sarge1_mips.deb
     Size/MD5 checksum:   836084 e7a9cf31efe92f03cf8be2f34e6ae4d3

 Little endian MIPS architecture:

   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hylafax/hylafax-client_4.2.1-5sarge1_mipsel.deb
     Size/MD5 checksum:   350218 faf1361beefc28c5b3f7feab9703c2a9
   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hylafax/hylafax-server_4.2.1-5sarge1_mipsel.deb
     Size/MD5 checksum:   831058 44c131e3f464cfd9b6e05ce2cb93658d

 PowerPC architecture:

   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hylafax/hylafax-client_4.2.1-5sarge1_powerpc.deb
     Size/MD5 checksum:   356594 f25e009fcdbd2cf4e867293f894dab7d
   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hylafax/hylafax-server_4.2.1-5sarge1_powerpc.deb
     Size/MD5 checksum:   819646 3330a4499a03d26f8baf0ad71307a23d

 IBM S/390 architecture:

   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hylafax/hylafax-client_4.2.1-5sarge1_s390.deb
     Size/MD5 checksum:   339420 fb65b63a8de4e4725730b973e4e3ea27
   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hylafax/hylafax-server_4.2.1-5sarge1_s390.deb
     Size/MD5 checksum:   767898 2e7a83d6bd2c026b1b2af53797e63a21

 Sun Sparc architecture:

   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hylafax/hylafax-client_4.2.1-5sarge1_sparc.deb
     Size/MD5 checksum:   328882 502e63cbc6728737c66b39686ff2f1c5
   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hylafax/hylafax-server_4.2.1-5sarge1_sparc.deb
     Size/MD5 checksum:   759848 2ba892225d8368372a475ecc12acc942


 These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
 its next update.

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For apt-get: deb http://security.debian.org/ stable/updates main
For dpkg-ftp: ftp://security.debian.org/debian-security dists/stable/updates/main
Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org
Package info: `apt-cache show ' and http://packages.debian.org/

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