[OpenAFS] Additonal question about the OpenAFS Security Advisory 2016-003

Harald Barth haba@kth.se
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 08:34:35 +0100 (CET)

> AFS file servers store directory information in a flat file that
> consists of a header, a hash table and a fixed number of directory entry
> blocks.

That I was aware of.

> When a volume dump is constructed for a volume move, a volume
> release, a volume backup, etc. the contents of the directory files
> are copied into the dump stream exactly as they are stored on disk
> by the file server.

That was the part I was unsure about. Thanks!

> I hope this information is helpful.

Yes, indeed.