CVE-2017-9474

NameCVE-2017-9474
DescriptionIn ytnef 1.9.2, the DecompressRTF function in lib/ytnef.c allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer over-read and application crash) via a crafted file.
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 severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs870192

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libytnef (PTS)jessie (security), jessie1.5-6+deb8u1vulnerable
buster, stretch1.9.2-2vulnerable
sid1.9.3-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
libytnefsource(unstable)1.9.3-1low870192

Notes

[stretch] - libytnef <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[jessie] - libytnef <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[wheezy] - libytnef <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
https://github.com/Yeraze/ytnef/issues/40
https://blogs.gentoo.org/ago/2017/05/24/ytnef-heap-based-buffer-overflow-in-decompressrtf-ytnef-c/

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