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PostPosted: Mon Apr 07, 2014 11:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 201404-05 ] OpenAFS: Multiple vulnerabilities Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: OpenAFS: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201404-05)
Severity: high
Exploitable: local, remote
Date: April 07, 2014
Bug(s): #265538, #355533, #460494, #478282, #478296
ID: 201404-05

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in OpenAFS, worst of which
can allow attackers to execute arbitrary code


Background

OpenAFS is an client-server program suite for federated file sharing and
replicated content distribution.


Affected Packages

Package: net-fs/openafs
Vulnerable: < 1.6.5
Unaffected: >= 1.6.5
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in OpenAFS. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.


Impact

An attacker could potentially execute arbitrary code with the
permissions of the user running the AFS server, cause a Denial of Service
condition, or gain access to sensitive information. Additionally, an
attacker could compromise a cell’s private key, allowing them to
impersonate any user in the cell.


Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All OpenAFS users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-fs/openafs-1.6.5"
   


References

CVE-2009-1250
CVE-2009-1251
CVE-2011-0430
CVE-2011-0431
CVE-2013-1794
CVE-2013-1795
CVE-2013-4134
CVE-2013-4135
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