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OpenAFS: Multiple vulnerabilities

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1.  Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Version Information

Advisory Reference GLSA 201404-05 / openafs
Release Date April 07, 2014
Latest Revision April 07, 2014: 1
Impact high
Exploitable local, remote
Package Vulnerable versions Unaffected versions Architecture(s)
net-fs/openafs < 1.6.5 >= 1.6.5 All supported architectures

Related bugreports: #265538, #355533, #460494, #478282, #478296

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in OpenAFS, worst of which can allow attackers to execute arbitrary code

2.  Impact Information

Background

OpenAFS is an client-server program suite for federated file sharing and replicated content distribution.

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in OpenAFS. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact

An attacker could potentially execute arbitrary code with the permissions of the user running the AFS server, cause a Denial of Service condition, or gain access to sensitive information. Additionally, an attacker could compromise a cell’s private key, allowing them to impersonate any user in the cell.

3.  Resolution Information

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All OpenAFS users should upgrade to the latest version:

Code Listing 3.1: Resolution

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-fs/openafs-1.6.5"

4.  References



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