DescriptionOpenAFS 1.6.8 does not properly clear the fields in the host structure, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (uninitialized memory access and crash) via unspecified vectors related to TMAY requests.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
openafs (PTS)stretch (security), stretch1.6.20-2+deb9u2fixed
bullseye, sid1.8.6-5fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
openafssourcesqueeze(not affected)
openafssourcewheezy(not affected)


[wheezy] - openafs <not-affected> (Vulnerable code introduced in 1.6.8)
[squeeze] - openafs <not-affected> (Vulnerable code introduced in 1.6.8)

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