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OpenAFS File Server Denial of Service Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2008-01-04    Views:  10,386

Secunia Advisory SA28327

Where:

From local network

Impact:

DoS

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

Software:

CVE Reference(s):

Description


A vulnerability has been reported in OpenAFS, which can be exploited by malicious users to cause a DoS (Denial od Service).

The vulnerability is caused due to a race condition error within the "GiveUpAllCallBacks" RPC handler and can be exploited to crash the file server by simultaneously acquiring and giving back callbacks on a file.

The vulnerability is reported in the following versions:
* OpenAFS 1.3.x subsequent to 1.3.50
* OpenAFS 1.4.x up to and including OpenAFS 1.4.5
* OpenAFS 1.5.x up to and including OpenAFS 1.5.27


Solution:
OpenAFS 1.4.x:

Further details available to Secunia VIM customers

Provided and/or discovered by:
The vendor credits Russ Allbery, Jeffrey Altman, Dan Hyde, and Thomas Mueller.

Original Advisory:
http://www.openafs.org/security/OPENAFS-SA-2007-003.txt

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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