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Debian GNU/Linux Advisories: hylafax, minimalist

Nov 17, 2003, 17:28 (0 Talkback[s])

Debian Security Advisory DSA 401-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Martin Schulze
November 17th, 2003 http://www.debian.org/security/faq

Package : hylafax
Vulnerability : format strings
Problem-Type : remote
Debian-specific : no
CVE Id : CAN-2003-0886

The SuSE Security Team discovered several exploitable formats string vulnerabilities in hylafax, a flexible client/server fax system, which could lead to executing arbitrary code as root on the fax server.

For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in version 4.1.1-1.3.

For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in version 4.1.8-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your hylafax packages.

Upgrade Instructions


wget url

will fetch the file for you
dpkg -i file.deb

will install the referenced file.

If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for sources.list as given below:

apt-get update

will update the internal database apt-get upgrade

will install corrected packages

You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the footer to the proper configuration.

Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 alias woody


Source archives:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hylafax/hylafax_4.1.1-3.dsc
Size/MD5 checksum: 735 b8fe580c866ff5f41f33968b1d887711
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hylafax/hylafax_4.1.1-3.diff.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 114817 8f7bb279ca6de968d9935d49be6c0b73
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hylafax/hylafax_4.1.1.orig.tar.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 1287689 1ed081750be70a800708699b7568e17e

Architecture independent components:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hylafax/hylafax-doc_4.1.1-3_all.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 318134 a51adcd402cc63ac30d1f3916e3f9008

Alpha architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hylafax/hylafax-client_4.1.1-3_alpha.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 556178 ca03b15efeabe09caff0eebfcc1a6878
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hylafax/hylafax-server_4.1.1-3_alpha.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 1362196 788f541800c0edc83dd5fb63a2d48f03

ARM architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hylafax/hylafax-client_4.1.1-3_arm.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 445490 c9e6b97f99d34b273e1621f01ac4ec64
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hylafax/hylafax-server_4.1.1-3_arm.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 1095270 777a6abc7f34bed3d02ce59d1cb9749c

Intel IA-32 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hylafax/hylafax-client_4.1.1-3_i386.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 462246 6a01963bfa162e85b7b435423c4dfb78
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hylafax/hylafax-server_4.1.1-3_i386.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 1132360 3d95da998b237ff6ee5d3e1c83c643d2

Intel IA-64 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hylafax/hylafax-client_4.1.1-3_ia64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 615592 8024cbcc10a6509901704781b6fea936
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hylafax/hylafax-server_4.1.1-3_ia64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 1491390 cce44c1ac06398f41a5d4c81d7d46622

HP Precision architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hylafax/hylafax-client_4.1.1-3_hppa.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 501436 4af21210c86667078350155f53e1b31b
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hylafax/hylafax-server_4.1.1-3_hppa.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 1231050 b574596dda3491a5d5d6bf81c42e178c

Motorola 680x0 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hylafax/hylafax-client_4.1.1-3_m68k.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 451122 7e518003ff362d079857932aa9fc2e41
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hylafax/hylafax-server_4.1.1-3_m68k.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 1099804 4277294e757e743729026cfc6040421c

PowerPC architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hylafax/hylafax-client_4.1.1-3_powerpc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 450226 6d8479dbe45f29b0a9e6374f21c4d624
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hylafax/hylafax-server_4.1.1-3_powerpc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 1103986 5b1bb52062f37bc1bcaf586aabd801d2

IBM S/390 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hylafax/hylafax-client_4.1.1-3_s390.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 441118 971d6f348be876943bc265637fe5dc15
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hylafax/hylafax-server_4.1.1-3_s390.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 1086638 2403cba5785c76e5fc40e233152d87f8

Sun Sparc architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hylafax/hylafax-client_4.1.1-3_sparc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 433472 5ebdf2527ebea6dbb17d334d19d0553b
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/h/hylafax/hylafax-server_4.1.1-3_sparc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 1082208 ca27d3dbc5165c6227e77ee5f863c69e

These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on its next revision.


For apt-get: deb http://security.debian.org/ stable/updates main
For dpkg-ftp: ftp://security.debian.org/debian-security dists/stable/updates/main
Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org
Package info: `apt-cache show <pkg>' and http://packages.debian.org/<pkg>;
Debian Security Advisory DSA 402-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Martin Schulze
November 17th, 2003 http://www.debian.org/security/faq

Package : minimalist
Vulnerability : unsanitised input
Problem-Type : remote
Debian-specific : no
CVE ID : CAN-2003-0902

A security-related problem has been discovered in minimalist, a mailing list manager, which allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary commands.

For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in version 2.2-4.

For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in version 2.4-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your minimalist package.

Upgrade Instructions


wget url

will fetch the file for you
dpkg -i file.deb

will install the referenced file.

If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for sources.list as given below:

apt-get update

will update the internal database apt-get upgrade

will install corrected packages

You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the footer to the proper configuration.

Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 alias woody


Source archives:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/minimalist/minimalist_2.2-4.dsc
Size/MD5 checksum: 867 c068640f2b93412e07368555a63d9b14
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/minimalist/minimalist_2.2-4.diff.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 2583 2779834a5def11d42c31843cf50f7d4e
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/minimalist/minimalist_2.2.orig.tar.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 18135 cda434d02c6a8bd5ed7220af71613d40

Architecture independent components:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/minimalist/minimalist_2.2-4_all.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 25608 e4b9822b1af1cf3e3d4f3dc353dd012d

These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on its next revision.


For apt-get: deb http://security.debian.org/ stable/updates main
For dpkg-ftp: ftp://security.debian.org/debian-security dists/stable/updates/main
Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org
Package info: `apt-cache show <pkg>' and http://packages.debian.org/<pkg>;