Debian Security Advisory
DLA-2748-1 tnef -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 23 Aug 2021
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2019-18849.
- More information:
An issue has been found in tnef, a tool to unpack MIME application/ms-tnef attachments. Using emails with a crafted winmail.dat application/ms-tnef attachment might allow an attacker to change .ssh/authorized_keys.
For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version 1.4.12-1.2+deb9u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your tnef packages.
For the detailed security status of tnef please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/tnef
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