USN-4524-1: TNEF vulnerabilities
21 September 2020
TNEF could be made to crash or write arbitrary files to the filesystem.
- tnef - Tool to unpack MIME application/ms-tnef attachments
Paul Dreik discovered that TNEF incorrectly handled filenames. If a user
were tricked into opening a specially crafted email attachment, an
attacker could possibly use this issue to write arbitrary files to the
filesystem or cause TNEF crash, resulting in a denial of service.