CVE-2019-18849

Published: 11 November 2019

In tnef before 1.4.18, 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.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 5.5

Status

Package Release Status
tnef
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla) Not vulnerable
(1.4.18-1)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Not vulnerable
(1.4.18-1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Needed

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Released (1.4.9-1+deb8u4build0.16.04.1)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist

Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin) Does not exist