SUSE SLED15 / SLES15 Security Update : open-iscsi (SUSE-SU-2021:0127-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 145020


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This update for open-iscsi fixes the following issues :

Updated to upstream version 2.1.3 as 2.1.3-suse, for bsc#1179908, including :

- uip: check for TCP urgent pointer past end of frame

- uip: check for u8 overflow when processing TCP options

- uip: check for header length underflow during checksum calculation

- fwparam_ppc: Fix memory leak in fwparam_ppc.c

- iscsiuio: Remove unused macro IFNAMSIZ defined in iscsid_ipc.c

- fwparam_ppc: Fix illegal memory access in fwparam_ppc.c

- sysfs: Verify parameter of sysfs_device_get()

- fwparam_ppc: Fix NULL pointer dereference in find_devtree()

- open-iscsi: Clean user_param list when process exit

- iscsi_net_util: Fix NULL pointer dereference in find_vlan_dev()

- open-iscsi: Fix NULL pointer dereference in mgmt_ipc_read_req()

- open-iscsi: Fix invalid pointer deference in find_initiator()

- iscsiuio: Fix invalid parameter when call fstat()

- iscsi-iname: Verify open() return value before calling read()

- iscsi_sysfs: Fix NULL pointer deference in iscsi_sysfs_read_iface

Updatged to latest upstream, including :

- iscsiadm: Optimize the the verification of mode paramters

- iscsid: Poll timeout value to 1 minute for iscsid

- iscsiadm: fix host stats mode coredump

- iscsid: fix logging level when starting and shutting down daemon

- Updated iscsiadm man page.

- Fix memory leak in sysfs_get_str

- libopeniscsiusr: Compare with max int instead of max long

Systemd unit files should not depend on (bsc#1179440).

Updated to latest upstream, including async login ability :

- Implement login 'no_wait' for iscsiadm NODE mode

- iscsiadm buffer overflow regression when discovering many targets at once

- iscsid: Check Invalid Session id for stop connection

- Add ability to attempt target logins asynchronously

%service_del_postun_without_restart is now available on SLE More accurately it's been introduced in SLE12-SP2+ and SLE15+

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


To install this SUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or 'zypper patch'.

Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15-SP2 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-SP2-2021-127=1

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 145020

File Name: suse_SU-2021-0127-1.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/15/2021

Updated: 1/15/2021

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:iscsiuio, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:iscsiuio-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libopeniscsiusr0_2_0, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libopeniscsiusr0_2_0-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:open-iscsi, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:open-iscsi-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:open-iscsi-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:open-iscsi-devel, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:15

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 1/14/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/14/2021