openSUSE-SU-2018:2797-2: critical: Security update for hylafax+

openSUSE Security Update: Security update for hylafax+

Announcement ID: openSUSE-SU-2018:2797-2
Rating: critical
References: #1109084
Cross-References: CVE-2018-17141
Affected Products:
openSUSE Backports SLE-15

An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.


This update for hylafax+ fixes the following issues:

Security issues fixed in 5.6.1:

– CVE-2018-17141: multiple vulnerabilities affecting fax page reception in
JPEG format Specially crafted input may have allowed remote execution of
arbitrary code (boo#1109084)

Additionally, this update also contains all upstream corrections and
bugfixes in the 5.6.1 version, including:

– fix RFC2047 encoding by notify
– add jobcontrol PageSize feature
– don’t wait forever after +FRH:3
– fix faxmail transition between a message and external types
– avoid pagehandling from introducing some unnecessary EOM signals
– improve proxy connection error handling and logging
– add initial ModemGroup limits feature
– pass the user’s uid onto the session log file for sent faxes
– improve job waits to minimize triggers
– add ProxyTaglineFormat and ProxyTSI features

Patch Instructions:

To install this openSUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods
like YaST online_update or “zypper patch”.

Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

– openSUSE Backports SLE-15:

zypper in -t patch openSUSE-2018-1027=1

Package List:

– openSUSE Backports SLE-15 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):



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