Upstream information

CVE-2009-1251 at MITRE

Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in the cache manager in the client in OpenAFS 1.0 through 1.4.8 and 1.5.0 through 1.5.58 on Unix platforms allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via an RX response containing more data than specified in a request, related to use of XDR arrays.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Ignore

This issue is currently rated as having critical severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 10
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact Complete
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 499748 [RESOLVED / INVALID]

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