Fonality Security Update

Number: AV16-105
Date: 22 June 2016


The purpose of this advisory is to bring attention to a Fonality security update.


A security update was released for Fonality (previously trixbox Pro) which addresses multiple critical vulnerabilities.  Exploitation of these vulnerabilities may allow a malicious attacker to perform remote code execution with root user privilege, and allow for the unauthorized disclosure of encrypted data.

Affected Versions: Fonality versions prior to 12.6

CVE References: CVE-2016-2362, CVE-2016-2363, CVE-2016-2364

Suggested Action

CCIRC recommends that system administrators test and deploy the vendor-released updates to affected applications accordingly.


NIST National Vulnerability Database:

CERT/CC Vulnerability Note VU#754056:

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