GLSA-201404-05 : OpenAFS: Multiple vulnerabilities

This script is Copyright (C) 2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


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-201404-05
(OpenAFS: Multiple vulnerabilities)

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&rsquo
s private key, allowing them to
impersonate any user in the cell.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-201404-05.xml

Solution :

All OpenAFS users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-fs/openafs-1.6.5'

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.7
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false