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PostPosted: Thu Aug 17, 2017 3:26 am    Post subject: [ glsa 201708-02 ] tnef Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: TNEF: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201708-02)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: 2017-08-17
Bug(s): #611426, #618658
ID: 201708-02

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in TNEF, the worst of
which allows remote attackers to cause a Denial of Service condition.


Background

TNEF is a program for unpacking MIME attachments of type
“application/ms-tnef”.


Affected Packages

Package: net-mail/tnef
Vulnerable: < 1.4.15
Unaffected: >= 1.4.15
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in TNEF. Please review the
CVE identifiers referenced below for details.


Impact

A remote attacker could entice a user to process a specially crafted
MIME attachment of type “application/ms-tnef” using TNEF, possibly
resulting in a Denial of Service condition.


Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All TNEF users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-mail/tnef-1.4.15"
   


References

CVE-2017-6307
CVE-2017-6308
CVE-2017-6309
CVE-2017-6310
CVE-2017-8911


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