Debian: DSA-3569-1: openafs security update

    Date 05 May 2016
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    Two vulnerabilities were discovered in openafs, an implementation of the distributed filesystem AFS. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems:
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3569-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
    May 05, 2016                          https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : openafs
    CVE ID         : CVE-2015-8312 CVE-2016-2860
    
    Two vulnerabilities were discovered in openafs, an implementation of the
    distributed filesystem AFS. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures
    project identifies the following problems:
    
    CVE-2015-8312
    
        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.
    
    CVE-2016-2860
    
        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.
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: https://www.debian.org/security/
    
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