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

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 66121


The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.


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).


Update the affected open-iscsi package.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 66121

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2013-109.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: local

Published: 2013/04/20

Modified: 2016/03/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.4

Temporal Score: 3.6

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:open-iscsi, cpe:/o:mandriva:business_server:1

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2013/04/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-1297

BID: 36887

MDVSA: 2013:109

MGASA: 2012-0241

CWE: 59