openSUSE Security Update : open-iscsi (open-iscsi-1238)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 41012


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


The iscsi_discovery tool created predictable temporary files which potentially allowed attackers to overwrite system files (CVE-2009-1297 ).


Update the affected open-iscsi package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 41012

File Name: suse_11_1_open-iscsi-090821.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/09/18

Modified: 2016/03/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.4

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:open-iscsi, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:11.1

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2009/08/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-1297

CWE: 59