Debian Security Advisory
DSA-3569-1 openafs -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 05 May 2016
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2015-8312, CVE-2016-2860.
- More information:
Two vulnerabilities were discovered in openafs, an implementation of the distributed filesystem AFS. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems:
Potential denial of service caused by a bug in the pioctl logic allowing a local user to overrun a kernel buffer with a single NUL byte.
Peter Iannucci discovered that users from foreign Kerberos realms can create groups as if they were administrators.
For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version 1.6.9-2+deb8u5.
For the testing distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in version 1.6.17-1.
For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in version 1.6.17-1.
We recommend that you upgrade your openafs packages.