Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1515-1 hylafax -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
22 Sep 2018
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-17141.
More information:

Luis Merino, Markus Vervier and Eric Sesterhenn discovered that missing input sanitising in the Hylafax fax software could potentially result in the execution of arbitrary code via a malformed fax message.

For Debian 8 Jessie, this problem has been fixed in version 3:6.0.6-6+deb8u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your hylafax packages.

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