FreeBSD : openafs -- local DoS vulnerability (2e8fe57e-2b46-11e6-ae88-002590263bf5)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

The OpenAFS development team reports :

Avoid a potential denial of service issue, by fixing a bug in pioctl
logic that allowed a local user to overrun a kernel buffer with a
single NUL byte.

See also :

https://www.openafs.org/dl/1.6.16/RELNOTES-1.6.16
http://www.nessus.org/u?49180951

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.9
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 91476 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-8312

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