Ubuntu 8.04 LTS : open-iscsi vulnerability (USN-1235-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2011-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2011-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

Colin Watson discovered that iscsi_discovery in Open-iSCSI did not
safely create temporary files. A local attacker could exploit this to
to overwrite arbitrary files with root privileges.

Solution :

Update the affected open-iscsi package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.4
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.6
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 56582 ()

Bugtraq ID: 36887

CVE ID: CVE-2009-1297