Scientific Linux Security Update : Openafs Security Update on SL6.x, SL7.x i386/x86_64

High Nessus Plugin ID 105070


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



Security Fix(es) :

- Certain values transmitted in RX ACK packets were not sanity checked by OpenAFS receiving peers, which could lead to an assertion being triggered during construction of outgoing packets on the same connection, resulting in server process crashes or client kernel panics.


Update the affected packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 105070

File Name: sl_20171206_Openafs_Security_Update_on_SL6_x.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/12/07

Modified: 2017/12/07

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2017/12/06