openSUSE Security Update : openafs (openSUSE-2019-2607)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 131720


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for openafs fixes the following issues :

Update to security-release 1.8.5, adresses :

- OPENAFS-SA-2019-001: Skip server OUT args on error

- OPENAFS-SA-2019-002: Zero all server RPC args

- OPENAFS-SA-2019-003: ubik: Avoid unlocked ubik_currentTrans deref

update to official version 1.8.4

- support Linux-kernel 5.3

- Avoid non-dir ENOENT errors in afs_lookup

- fix parsing of fileservers with -vlruthresh, etc.

- other bugfixes

update to pre-release 1.8.4pre2

- fix builds for Linux-kernels 5.3

update to 1.8.3

- fix broken directory layout

- allow crypt to be set/unset on startup of client

update to pre-release 1.8.3pre1

- fix builds for Linux-kernels 4.20 and 5.0

- other fixes, see RELNOTES-1.8.3pre1


Update the affected openafs packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 131720

File Name: openSUSE-2019-2607.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/5/2019

Updated: 12/5/2019

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent, Nessus

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:openafs, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:openafs-authlibs, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:openafs-authlibs-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:openafs-authlibs-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:openafs-client, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:openafs-client-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:openafs-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:openafs-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:openafs-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:openafs-devel-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:openafs-fuse_client, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:openafs-fuse_client-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:openafs-kernel-source, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:openafs-kmp-default, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:openafs-kmp-default-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:openafs-server, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:openafs-server-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:15.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 12/1/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/1/2019