FreeBSD : openafs -- multiple vulnerabilities (bcbd3fe0-2b46-11e6-ae88-002590263bf5)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 91477


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


The OpenAFS development team reports :

Foreign users can bypass access controls to create groups as system:administrators, including in the user namespace and the system:

The contents of uninitialized memory are sent on the wire when clients perform certain RPCs. Depending on the RPC, the information leaked may come from kernel memory or userspace.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 91477

File Name: freebsd_pkg_bcbd3fe02b4611e6ae88002590263bf5.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.2 $

Type: local

Published: 2016/06/06

Modified: 2016/10/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/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: 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: 2016/06/05

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/03/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-2860, CVE-2016-4536