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CVE-2017-6309 Detail

Current Description

An issue was discovered in tnef before 1.4.13. Two type confusions have been identified in the parse_file() function. These might lead to invalid read and write operations, controlled by an attacker.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3798 Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/96427 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://github.com/verdammelt/tnef/blob/master/ChangeLog Patch Release Notes Third Party Advisory
https://github.com/verdammelt/tnef/commit/8dccf79857ceeb7a6d3e42c1e762e7b865d5344d Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201708-02 Third Party Advisory
https://www.x41-dsec.de/lab/advisories/x41-2017-004-tnef/ Patch Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-125 Out-of-bounds Read NIST  
CWE-787 Out-of-bounds Write NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:tnef_project:tnef:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
1.4.12

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-6309
NVD Published Date:
02/23/2017
NVD Last Modified:
03/13/2019