Debian DSA-2638-1 : openafs - buffer overflow

medium Nessus Plugin ID 64996


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


Multiple buffer overflows were discovered in OpenAFS, the implementation of the distributed filesystem AFS, which might result in denial of service or the execution of arbitrary code. Further information is available at


Upgrade the openafs packages.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in version

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 64996

File Name: debian_DSA-2638.nasl

Version: 1.12

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/5/2013

Updated: 1/11/2021

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

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 4.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:6.0, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:openafs

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/4/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-1794, CVE-2013-1795

BID: 58299, 58300

DSA: 2638