Upstream information

CVE-2020-15397 at MITRE


HylaFAX+ through 7.0.2 and HylaFAX Enterprise have scripts that execute binaries from directories writable by unprivileged users (e.g., locations under /var/spool/hylafax that are writable by the uucp account). This allows these users to execute code in the context of the user calling these binaries (often root).

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.2
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact Complete
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.8
Vector CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required Low
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High
CVSSv3 Version 3.1
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1173519 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
openSUSE Leap 15.1
  • hylafax+ >= 7.0.3-lp151.4.6.1
  • hylafax+-client >= 7.0.3-lp151.4.6.1
  • hylafax+-client-debuginfo >= 7.0.3-lp151.4.6.1
  • hylafax+-debuginfo >= 7.0.3-lp151.4.6.1
  • hylafax+-debugsource >= 7.0.3-lp151.4.6.1
  • libfaxutil7_0_3 >= 7.0.3-lp151.4.6.1
  • libfaxutil7_0_3-debuginfo >= 7.0.3-lp151.4.6.1
openSUSE Leap 15.2
  • hylafax+ >= 7.0.3-lp152.3.6.1
  • hylafax+-client >= 7.0.3-lp152.3.6.1
  • hylafax+-client-debuginfo >= 7.0.3-lp152.3.6.1
  • hylafax+-debuginfo >= 7.0.3-lp152.3.6.1
  • hylafax+-debugsource >= 7.0.3-lp152.3.6.1
  • libfaxutil7_0_3 >= 7.0.3-lp152.3.6.1
  • libfaxutil7_0_3-debuginfo >= 7.0.3-lp152.3.6.1