Debian DSA-4067-1 : openafs - security update

high Nessus Plugin ID 105331


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


It was discovered that malformed jumbogram packets could result in denial of service against OpenAFS, an implementation of the Andrew distributed file system.


Upgrade the openafs packages.

For the oldstable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 1.6.9-2+deb8u6. This update also provides corrections for CVE-2016-4536 and CVE-2016-9772.

For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 1.6.20-2+deb9u1.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 105331

File Name: debian_DSA-4067.nasl

Version: 3.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/18/2017

Updated: 1/4/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent, Agentless Assessment, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:openafs, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:8.0, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:9.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Patch Publication Date: 12/17/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-17432

DSA: 4067