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Debian Security Advisory DSA 2638-1 (openafs - buffer overflow)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

6.5

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

9 years ago

Modified

Modified

1 year ago

Summary

Multiple buffer overflows were discovered in OpenAFS, the implementation of the distributed filesystem AFS, which might result in denial of service or the execution of arbitrary code.

Affected Software

Affected Software

openafs on Debian Linux

Detection Method

Detection Method

This check tests the installed software version using the apt package manager.

Solution

Solution

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in version 1.4.12.1+dfsg-4+squeeze1. For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 1.6.1-3. We recommend that you upgrade your openafs packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)