FreeBSD : openafs -- Denial of Service (c0c31b27-bff3-11e3-9d09-000c2980a9f3)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 73442


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


The OpenAFS development team reports :

An attacker with the ability to connect to an OpenAFS fileserver can trigger a buffer overflow, crashing the server.

The buffer overflow can be triggered by sending an unauthenticated request for file server statistical information.

Clients are not affected.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 73442

File Name: freebsd_pkg_c0c31b27bff311e39d09000c2980a9f3.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: local

Published: 2014/04/10

Modified: 2014/04/16

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:openafs, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2014/04/09

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2014/04/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-0159