[OpenAFS] OpenAFS windows clients (Orpheus' Lyre)

Toby Blake toby@inf.ed.ac.uk
Fri, 21 Jul 2017 12:23:11 +0100

> On 15 Jul 2017, at 02:48, Jeffrey Altman <jaltman@auristor.com> wrote:
> On 7/14/2017 5:45 AM, Toby Blake wrote:
>> We have been using the windows OpenAFS clients, as kindly provided by
>> Auristor/YFS.  My understanding is that this comes bundled with Heimdal
>> Kerberos.  Is this client vulnerable and requiring an update?
> The Heimdal Kerberos bundled with the OpenAFS 1.7.3301 client as with
> all versions of Heimdal Kerberos prior to version 7.4 include the
> Orpheus' Lyre (CVE-2017-11103) bug.  The OpenAFS client does not require
> an update but Heimdal does.
> Heimdal 7.4 installers for Windows are available from
>  https://www.secure-endpoints.com/heimdal/#download
> Heimdal Kerberos releases are produced by staff from AuriStor, Inc. and
> Two Sigma Investments.  Secure Endpoints, Inc. continues to package and
> distribute the Windows release.

Thanks for this information.  Before we advise our users accordingly...
are there any plans to update the Auristor OpenAFS client to include the
new Heimdal?


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