This security advisory describes one medium risk vulnerability.
CWE-126 - Buffer Over-read
Exploit availability: NoDescription
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.
The vulnerability exists due to the heap-based buffer over-read involving strdup. A remote attacker can write to the victim's ".ssh/authorized_keys" file via an e-mail message with a crafted winmail.dat application/ms-tnef attachment and crash the application.Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.Vulnerable software versions
tnef: 1.4.10, 1.4.11, 1.4.12, 1.4.13, 1.4.14, 1.4.15, 1.4.16, 1.4.17CPE
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?
No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.