Debian LTS Advisory ([SECURITY] [DLA 1982-1] openafs security update)

Technical Details

Severity Level:

Medium Severity

CVSS Score:


CVSS Base Vector:

The remote host is missing an update for the 'openafs' Linux Distribution Package(s) announced via the DSA-1982-1 advisory.

Detection Method:
Checks if a vulnerable Linux Distribution Package version is present on the target host.

Technical Details:
Several security vulnerabilities were discovered in OpenAFS, a distributed file system. CVE-2019-18601 OpenAFS is prone to denial of service from unserialized data access because remote attackers can make a series of VOTE_Debug RPC calls to crash a database server within the SVOTE_Debug RPC handler. CVE-2019-18602 OpenAFS is prone to an information disclosure vulnerability because uninitialized scalars are sent over the network to a peer. CVE-2019-18603 OpenAFS is prone to information leakage upon certain error conditions because uninitialized RPC output variables are sent over the network to a peer.

Affected Versions:
'openafs' Linux Distribution Package(s) on Debian Linux.

For Debian 8 'Jessie', these problems have been fixed in version 1.6.9-2+deb8u9. We recommend that you upgrade your openafs Linux Distribution Packages.

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package


Debian Local Security Checks

Creation Time:

2019-11-06 03:00:23

Modification Time:

2019-11-06 03:00:23

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