Debian Security Advisory

DLA-962-1 tnef -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
29 May 2017
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-8911.
More information:
  • CVE-2017-8911

    An integer underflow has been identified in the unicode_to_utf8() function in tnef 1.4.14. This might lead to invalid write operations, controlled by an attacker.

For Debian 7 Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 1.4.9-1+deb7u3.

We recommend that you upgrade your tnef packages.

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