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|Posted: Mon Jan 23, 2012 12:26 pm Post subject: [ GLSA 201201-06 ] iSCSI Enterprise Target: Arbitrary code e
|Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
Title: iSCSI Enterprise Target: Arbitrary code execution (GLSA 201201-06)
Date: January 23, 2012
Format string vulnerabilities in iSCSI Enterprise Target could
result in execution of arbitrary code or a Denial of Service.
iSCSI Enterprise Target is an open source iSCSI target with professional
Vulnerable: < 1.4.19
Unaffected: >= 1.4.19
Architectures: All supported architectures
Multiple functions in usr/iscsi/isns.c of iSCSI Enterprise Target
contain format string errors.
A remote attacker could send a specially-crafted Internet Storage Name
Service (iSNS) request, possibly resulting in the execution of arbitrary
code with root privileges or cause a Denial of Service.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All iSCSI Enterprise Target users should upgrade to the latest version:
NOTE: This is a legacy GLSA. Updates for all affected architectures are
|# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=sys-block/iscsitarget-1.4.19"
available since August 11, 2010. It is likely that your system is already
no longer affected by this issue.