DescriptionIn libytnef in ytnef through 1.9.2, there is a heap-based buffer over-read due to incorrect boundary checking in the SIZECHECK macro in lib/ytnef.c.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs862556

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libytnef (PTS)jessie, jessie (security)1.5-6+deb8u1vulnerable
buster, sid, stretch1.9.2-2fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


[jessie] - libytnef <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[wheezy] - libytnef <no-dsa> (Minor issue)

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