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Security update for Hylafax

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(Last modified: 10OCT2003)


solutions Security update for Hylafax SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (fa498c2ffd43163d6d4c8b1442a02162)

Applies to

Product(s): SuSE Linux Connectivity Server
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 7 for IA32
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 7 for PowerPC
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 7 for S/390 and zSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 7 for IBM zSeries
SuSE Linux Desktop 1.0
SuSE Linux Standard Server 8
SuSE Linux Office Server

Package: hylafax
Release: 20031010
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Everyone using Hylafax should install this update.

Problem description

This update fixes some format string errors in the hylafax package that may
allow an attacker to gain root privileges. The vulnerability fixed is not
exploitable in default installations, but an update is recommended
nevertheless.

Solution

Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fvh hylafax.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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