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Debian: New hylafax packages fix remote root exploit

The SuSE Security Team discovered several exploitable formats string vulnerabilities in hylafax, a flexible client/server fax system, which could lead to executing arbitrary code as root on the fax server. Fixed packages are available from security.debian.org.
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Debian Security Advisory DSA 401-1                     security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                             Martin Schulze
November 17th, 2003                     http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : hylafax
Vulnerability  : format strings
Problem-Type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE Id         : CAN-2003-0886

The SuSE Security Team discovered several exploitable formats string
vulnerabilities in hylafax, a flexible client/server fax system, which
could lead to executing arbitrary code as root on the fax server.

For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
version 4.1.1-1.3.

For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 4.1.8-1.

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.dsc
      Size/MD5 checksum:      735 b8fe580c866ff5f41f33968b1d887711
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hylafax/hylafax_4.1.1-3.diff.gz
      Size/MD5 checksum:   114817 8f7bb279ca6de968d9935d49be6c0b73
    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_all.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   318134 a51adcd402cc63ac30d1f3916e3f9008

  Alpha architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hylafax/hylafax-client_4.1.1-3_alpha.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   556178 ca03b15efeabe09caff0eebfcc1a6878
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hylafax/hylafax-server_4.1.1-3_alpha.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1362196 788f541800c0edc83dd5fb63a2d48f03

  ARM architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hylafax/hylafax-client_4.1.1-3_arm.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   445490 c9e6b97f99d34b273e1621f01ac4ec64
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hylafax/hylafax-server_4.1.1-3_arm.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1095270 777a6abc7f34bed3d02ce59d1cb9749c

  Intel IA-32 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hylafax/hylafax-client_4.1.1-3_i386.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   462246 6a01963bfa162e85b7b435423c4dfb78
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hylafax/hylafax-server_4.1.1-3_i386.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1132360 3d95da998b237ff6ee5d3e1c83c643d2

  Intel IA-64 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hylafax/hylafax-client_4.1.1-3_ia64.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   615592 8024cbcc10a6509901704781b6fea936
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hylafax/hylafax-server_4.1.1-3_ia64.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1491390 cce44c1ac06398f41a5d4c81d7d46622

  HP Precision architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hylafax/hylafax-client_4.1.1-3_hppa.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   501436 4af21210c86667078350155f53e1b31b
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hylafax/hylafax-server_4.1.1-3_hppa.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1231050 b574596dda3491a5d5d6bf81c42e178c

  Motorola 680x0 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hylafax/hylafax-client_4.1.1-3_m68k.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   451122 7e518003ff362d079857932aa9fc2e41
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hylafax/hylafax-server_4.1.1-3_m68k.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1099804 4277294e757e743729026cfc6040421c

  PowerPC architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hylafax/hylafax-client_4.1.1-3_powerpc.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   450226 6d8479dbe45f29b0a9e6374f21c4d624
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hylafax/hylafax-server_4.1.1-3_powerpc.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1103986 5b1bb52062f37bc1bcaf586aabd801d2

  IBM S/390 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hylafax/hylafax-client_4.1.1-3_s390.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   441118 971d6f348be876943bc265637fe5dc15
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hylafax/hylafax-server_4.1.1-3_s390.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1086638 2403cba5785c76e5fc40e233152d87f8

  Sun Sparc architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hylafax/hylafax-client_4.1.1-3_sparc.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   433472 5ebdf2527ebea6dbb17d334d19d0553b
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hylafax/hylafax-server_4.1.1-3_sparc.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1082208 ca27d3dbc5165c6227e77ee5f863c69e


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

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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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