DescriptionHeap-based buffer overflow in hfaxd in HylaFAX+ 5.2.4 through 5.5.3, when using LDAP authentication, might allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (child hang) or execute arbitrary code via a long USER command.
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)

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, bullseye, sid3:6.0.7-3.1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
hylafaxsource(unstable)(not affected)


- hylafax <not-affected> (Not built with LDAP support)

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