The default configuration in OpenAFS 1.4.x before 1.4.4 and 1.5.x
before 1.5.17 supports setuid programs within the local cell, which
might allow attackers to gain privileges by spoofing a response to an
AFS cache manager FetchStatus request, and setting setuid and root
ownership for files in the cache.
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MLIST:[OpenAFS-announce] 20070319 OpenAFS 1.4.4 available
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