Fedora 31 : tnef (2019-815807c020)

high Nessus Plugin ID 131712

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

tnef release 1.4.18. ==================== Security release to resolve [CVE-2019-18849](https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-20 19-18849) in which it may be possible to attack via a crafted email message extracted via tnef.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora update system website.
Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Update the affected tnef package.

See Also

https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2019-815807c020

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 131712

File Name: fedora_2019-815807c020.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/5/2019

Updated: 1/29/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.1

Temporal Score: 5.3

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-0001

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:tnef, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:31

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/5/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/15/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-0001, CVE-2019-18849