GLSA-201201-06 : iSCSI Enterprise Target: Arbitrary code execution

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201201-06
(iSCSI Enterprise Target: Arbitrary code execution)

Multiple functions in usr/iscsi/isns.c of iSCSI Enterprise Target
contain format string errors.

Impact :

A remote attacker could send a specially crafted Internet Storage Name
Service (iSNS) request, possibly resulting in the execution of arbitrary
code with root privileges or cause a Denial of Service.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-201201-06.xml

Solution :

All iSCSI Enterprise Target users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=sys-block/iscsitarget-1.4.19'
NOTE: This is a legacy GLSA. Updates for all affected architectures are
available since August 11, 2010. It is likely that your system is already
no longer affected by this issue.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 57648 ()

Bugtraq ID: 39127

CVE ID: CVE-2010-0743