Debian Security Advisory

DSA-4298-1 hylafax -- security update

Date Reported:
20 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 the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 3:6.0.6-7+deb9u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your hylafax packages.

For the detailed security status of hylafax please refer to its security tracker page at: