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MDKSA-2003:105: hylafax Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the hylafax package
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2003:105 (hylafax).
During a code review of the hfaxd server, part of the hylafax package, the SuSE
Security Team discovered a format bug condition that allows remote attackers to
execute arbitrary code as the root user. Updated packages have been patched to
correct the problem.
Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2003:105
Threat Level: High
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