Debian Security Advisory
DLA-2005-1 tnef -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 29 Nov 2019
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 944851.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2019-18849.
- More information:
In tnef, an attacker may be able to write to the victim's .ssh/authorized_keys file via an e-mail message with a crafted winmail.dat application/ms-tnef attachment, because of a heap-based buffer over-read involving strdup.
For Debian 8
Jessie, this problem has been fixed in version 1.4.9-1+deb8u4.
We recommend that you upgrade your tnef packages.
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS