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

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 90020


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



This release fixes the vulnerabilities tracked as OPENAFS-SA-2016-001 and OPENAFS-SA-2016-002.

OPENAFS-SA-2016-001 (CVE-2016-2860): Users from foreign Kerberos realms can create groups as if they were administrators

OPENAFS-SA-2016-002: Information leakage over the network due to uninitialized memory

For more details please see

<a href='' target='_blank'> 001.txt</a> <a href='' target='_blank'> 002.txt</a>


Update the affected packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 90020

File Name: sl_20160317_OpenAFS_on_SL5_x.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.3 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/03/18

Modified: 2016/10/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4

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


Base Score: 6.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N

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: 2016/03/17

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-2860