DescriptionHylaFax 4.2.1 and earlier does not create or verify ownership of the UNIX domain socket, which might allow local users to read faxes and cause a denial of service by creating the socket using the hyla.unix temporary file.
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)
Debian Bugs329384

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
hylafax (PTS)stretch (security), stretch3:6.0.6-7+deb9u1fixed
bookworm, sid, bullseye3:6.0.7-3.1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


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