GLSA-201404-05 : OpenAFS: Multiple vulnerabilities
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 73394
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201404-05 (OpenAFS: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in OpenAFS. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
An attacker could potentially execute arbitrary code with the permissions of the user running the AFS server, cause a Denial of Service condition, or gain access to sensitive information. Additionally, an attacker could compromise a cell’s private key, allowing them to impersonate any user in the cell.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll OpenAFS users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-fs/openafs-1.6.5'