RHEL 5 : scsi-target-utils (RHSA-2010:0518)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 63937
SynopsisThe remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.
DescriptionAn updated scsi-target-utils package that fixes multiple security issues is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.
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.
Multiple buffer overflow flaws were found in scsi-target-utils' tgtd daemon. A remote attacker could trigger these flaws by sending a carefully-crafted Internet Storage Name Service (iSNS) request, causing the tgtd daemon to crash. (CVE-2010-2221)
Red Hat would like to thank the Vulnerability Research Team at TELUS Security Labs and Fujita Tomonori for responsibly reporting these flaws.
All scsi-target-utils users should upgrade to this updated package, which contains a backported patch to correct these issues. All running scsi-target-utils services must be restarted for the update to take effect.
SolutionUpdate the affected scsi-target-utils package.