Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : open-iscsi (MDVSA-2013:109)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

Updated open-iscsi package fixes security vulnerability :

Colin Watson discovered that iscsi_discovery in Open-iSCSI did not
safely create temporary files. A local attacker could exploit this to
overwrite arbitrary files with root privileges (CVE-2009-1297).

Solution :

Update the affected open-iscsi package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.4
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.6
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 66121 ()

Bugtraq ID: 36887

CVE ID: CVE-2009-1297

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