GLSA-200801-04 : OpenAFS: Denial of Service

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200801-04
(OpenAFS: Denial of Service)

Russ Allbery, Jeffrey Altman, Dan Hyde and Thomas Mueller discovered a
race condition due to an improper handling of the clients callbacks
lists.

Impact :

A remote attacker could construct cases which trigger the race
condition, resulting in a server crash.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200801-04.xml

Solution :

All OpenAFS users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-fs/openafs-1.4.6'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 29908 (gentoo_GLSA-200801-04.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-6599