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RFS: tnef


I have fixed CVE-2019-18849 for tnef and uploaded the same to mentors.d.net.
The relevant .dsc could be found at [1].
Requesting to upload the same on my behalf.

Attaching the DLA file for the same.

Also, sent a patch for Stretch, Buster, Bullseye, and Sid to the
maintainer. CCed #944851 and the Security team as well.


From: Utkarsh Gupta <guptautkarsh2102@gmail.com>
To: debian-lts-announce@lists.debian.org
Subject: [SECURITY] [DLA 2005-1] tnef security update

Package        : tnef
Version        : 1.4.9-1+deb8u4
CVE ID         : CVE-2019-18849
Debian Bug     : 944851

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

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

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