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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2004-1182

hfaxd in HylaFAX before 4.2.1, when installed with a "weak" hosts.hfaxd file, allows remote attackers to authenticate and bypass intended access restrictions via a crafted (1) username or (2) hostname that satisfies a regular expression that is matched against a hosts.hfaxd entry without a password.
Publish Date : 2004-12-31 Last Update Date : 2016-10-17
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access User
Vulnerability Type(s) Bypass a restriction or similar
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2004-1182 unix
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- Products Affected By CVE-2004-1182

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Hylafax Hylafax 4.1 Beta1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Hylafax Hylafax 4.1 Beta2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Hylafax Hylafax 4.1 Beta3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Hylafax Hylafax 4.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Hylafax Hylafax 4.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Hylafax Hylafax 4.1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Hylafax Hylafax 4.1.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Hylafax Hylafax 4.1.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Hylafax Hylafax 4.1.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Hylafax Hylafax 4.1.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Hylafax Hylafax 4.2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Hylafax Hylafax 11

- References For CVE-2004-1182
GENTOO GLSA-200501-21
BUGTRAQ 20050111 HylaFAX hfaxd unauthorized login vulnerability
MLIST [hylafax-announce] 20050111 **ANOUNCE** hylafax-4.2.1 released

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2004-1182

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