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<glsa id="200801-04">
<title>OpenAFS: Denial of Service</title>
<synopsis>
A Denial of Service vulnerability has been discovered in OpenAFS.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">openafs</product>
<announced>January 09, 2008</announced>
<revised>January 09, 2008: 01</revised>
<bug>203573</bug>
<access>remote</access>
<affected>
<package name="net-fs/openafs" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">1.4.6</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">1.4.6</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>
OpenAFS is a distributed network filesystem.
</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>
Russ Allbery, Jeffrey Altman, Dan Hyde and Thomas Mueller discovered a
race condition due to an improper handling of the clients callbacks
lists.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="normal">
<p>
A remote attacker could construct cases which trigger the race
condition, resulting in a server crash.
</p>
</impact>
<workaround>
<p>
There is no known workaround at this time.
</p>
</workaround>
<resolution>
<p>
All OpenAFS users should upgrade to the latest version:
</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=net-fs/openafs-1.4.6&quot;</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-6599">CVE-2007-6599</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Sat, 05 Jan 2008 00:13:45 +0000">
rbu
</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Tue, 08 Jan 2008 21:35:12 +0000">
p-y
</metadata>
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Tue, 08 Jan 2008 21:35:21 +0000">
p-y
</metadata>
</glsa>