Debian Security Advisory

DLA-733-1 openafs -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
03 Dec 2016
Affected Packages:
openafs
Vulnerable:
Yes
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2016-9772.
More information:

It was discovered that there was an information leak vulnerability in openafs, a distributed filesystem.

Due to incomplete initialization or clearing of reused memory, OpenAFS directory objects are likely to contain dead directory entry information.

For Debian 7 Wheezy, this issue has been fixed in openafs version 1.6.1-3+deb7u7.

We recommend that you upgrade your openafs packages.