Scientific Linux Security Update : openafs on SL5.x, SL6.x, SL7.x i386/x86_64

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 85150


The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


All server platforms

* Fix for CVE-2015-3282: vos leaks stack data onto the wire in the clear when creating vldb entries

* Workaround for CVE-2015-3283: bos commands can be spoofed, including some which alter server state

* Disabled searching the VLDB by volume name regular expression to avoid possible buffer overruns in the volume location server

All client platforms

* Fix for CVE-2015-3284: pioctls leak kernel memory

* Fix for CVE-2015-3285: kernel pioctl support for OSD command passing can trigger a panic

After installing the update, you must restart your AFS connections and AFS services.


Update the affected packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 85150

File Name: sl_20150730_openafs_on_SL5_x.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.2 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/07/31

Modified: 2015/08/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2015/07/30

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-3282, CVE-2015-3283, CVE-2015-3284, CVE-2015-3285