Ubuntu 16.04 LTS : Yerase's TNEF vulnerabilities (USN-4615-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 142370

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VPR Score: 5.9

Synopsis

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

The remote Ubuntu 16.04 LTS host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the USN-4615-1 advisory.

- An issue was discovered in ytnef before 1.9.1. This is related to a patch described as 1 of 9. Null Pointer Deref / calloc return value not checked. (CVE-2017-6298)

- An issue was discovered in ytnef before 1.9.1. This is related to a patch described as 2 of 9. Infinite Loop / DoS in the TNEFFillMapi function in lib/ytnef.c. (CVE-2017-6299)

- An issue was discovered in ytnef before 1.9.1. This is related to a patch described as 3 of 9. Buffer Overflow in version field in lib/tnef-types.h. (CVE-2017-6300)

- An issue was discovered in ytnef before 1.9.1. This is related to a patch described as 4 of 9. Out of Bounds Reads. (CVE-2017-6301)

- An issue was discovered in ytnef before 1.9.1. This is related to a patch described as 5 of 9. Integer Overflow. (CVE-2017-6302)

- An issue was discovered in ytnef before 1.9.1. This is related to a patch described as 6 of 9. Invalid Write and Integer Overflow. (CVE-2017-6303)

- An issue was discovered in ytnef before 1.9.1. This is related to a patch described as 7 of 9. Out of Bounds read. (CVE-2017-6304)

- An issue was discovered in ytnef before 1.9.1. This is related to a patch described as 8 of 9. Out of Bounds read and write. (CVE-2017-6305)

- An issue was discovered in ytnef before 1.9.1. This is related to a patch described as 9 of 9. Directory Traversal using the filename; SanitizeFilename function in settings.c. (CVE-2017-6306)

- An issue was discovered in ytnef before 1.9.2. An invalid memory access (heap-based buffer over-read) can occur during handling of LONG data types, related to MAPIPrint() in libytnef. (CVE-2017-6800)

- An issue was discovered in ytnef before 1.9.2. There is a potential out-of-bounds access with fields of Size 0 in TNEFParse() in libytnef. (CVE-2017-6801)

- An issue was discovered in ytnef before 1.9.2. There is a potential heap-based buffer over-read on incoming Compressed RTF Streams, related to DecompressRTF() in libytnef. (CVE-2017-6802)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Update the affected libytnef0 and / or libytnef0-dev packages.

See Also

https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-4615-1

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 142370

File Name: ubuntu_USN-4615-1.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2020/11/04

Updated: 2020/11/24

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2017-6306

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:16.04:-:lts, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libytnef0, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libytnef0-dev

Required KB Items: Host/cpu, Host/Ubuntu, Host/Ubuntu/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2020/11/03

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/02/23

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-6298, CVE-2017-6299, CVE-2017-6300, CVE-2017-6301, CVE-2017-6302, CVE-2017-6303, CVE-2017-6304, CVE-2017-6305, CVE-2017-6306, CVE-2017-6800, CVE-2017-6801, CVE-2017-6802

BID: 96423

USN: 4615-1