Debian DSA-2638-1 : openafs - buffer overflow

medium Nessus Plugin ID 64996

Synopsis

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

Description

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 http://www.openafs.org/security.

Solution

Upgrade the openafs packages.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in version 1.4.12.1+dfsg-4+squeeze1.

See Also

http://www.openafs.org/security

https://packages.debian.org/source/squeeze/openafs

https://www.debian.org/security/2013/dsa-2638

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

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 4.8

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

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

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