RHEL 5 / 6 : scsi-target-utils (RHSA-2011:0332)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 52605


The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.


An updated scsi-target-utils package that fixes one security issue is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6.

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having important security impact. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available from the CVE link in the References section.

The scsi-target-utils package contains the daemon and tools to set up and monitor SCSI targets. Currently, iSCSI software and iSER targets are supported.

A double-free flaw was found in scsi-target-utils' tgtd daemon. A remote attacker could trigger this flaw by sending carefully-crafted network traffic, causing the tgtd daemon to crash. (CVE-2011-0001)

Red Hat would like to thank Emmanuel Bouillon of NATO C3 Agency for reporting this issue.

All scsi-target-utils users should upgrade to this updated package, which contains a backported patch to correct this issue. All running scsi-target-utils services must be restarted for the update to take effect.


Update the affected scsi-target-utils and / or scsi-target-utils-debuginfo packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 52605

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2011-0332.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.10 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2011/03/10

Modified: 2017/01/04

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:scsi-target-utils, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:scsi-target-utils-debuginfo, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:5, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:5.6, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6.0

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

Patch Publication Date: 2011/03/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-0001

OSVDB: 74916

RHSA: 2011:0332