Scientific Linux Security Update : openafs on SL4.x, SL5.x i386/x86_64

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

Double free vulnerability in the Rx server process in OpenAFS 1.4.14,
1.4.12, 1.4.7, and possibly other versions allows remote attackers to
cause a denial of service and execute arbitrary code via unknown
vectors. (CVE-2011-0430)

The afs_linux_lock function in afs/LINUX/osi_vnodeops.c in the kernel
module in OpenAFS 1.4.14, 1.4.12, 1.4.7, and possibly other versions
does not properly handle errors, which allows attackers to cause a
denial of service via unknown vectors. (CVE-2011-0431)

This update will also bring all the SL4 and SL5 openafs versions up to
the same version.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?3f0f2749

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 61022 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2011-0430
CVE-2011-0431