Descriptionfaxspool in mgetty before 1.1.29 uses a world-writable spool directory for outgoing faxes, which allows local users to modify fax transmission privileges.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitylow

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
mgetty (PTS)stretch (security), stretch1.1.36-3+deb9u1fixed
bookworm, sid, bullseye1.2.1-1.1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


woody version seems to be vulnerable see bug #199351

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