Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in TNEF, the worst of which allows remote attackers to cause a Denial of Service condition.
|Package||net-mail/tnef on all architectures|
|Affected versions||< 1.4.15|
|Unaffected versions||>= 1.4.15|
TNEF is a program for unpacking MIME attachments of type “application/ms-tnef”.
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in TNEF. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
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.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All TNEF users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-mail/tnef-1.4.15"